Cities Americans Are Abandoning

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20. Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -13,682
> Population change, 2010-2017: -0.2% (1,212,398 to 1,210,259)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 86,636 births, 75,155 deaths
> Median home value: $247,400

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19. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -14,057
> Population change, 2010-2017: -4.2% (565,799 to 541,926)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 40,696 births, 50,302 deaths
> Median home value: $106,000

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18. Peoria, IL
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -14,415
> Population change, 2010-2017: -1.8% (379,186 to 372,427)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 35,268 births, 27,573 deaths
> Median home value: $136,800

17. Hanford-Corcoran, CA
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -14,442
> Population change, 2010-2017: -1.9% (152,982 to 150,101)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 17,121 births, 5,895 deaths
> Median home value: $190,500

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16. Rochester, NY
> Population decrease due to migration, 2010-2017: -15,934
> Population change, 2010-2017: -0.2% (1,079,691 to 1,077,948)
> Natural growth, 2010-2017: 84,317 births, 69,938 deaths
> Median home value: $138,900