Special Report

The Fastest Shrinking Place In Every State

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Alabama: Forestdale
> 2010-2019 population change: -17.5% (state: +3.5%)
> Median household income: $59,041 (state: $50,536)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 9.3% (state: 5.9%)
> Total population: 8,924 in 2019, 10,811 in 2010

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Alaska: Big Lake
> 2010-2019 population change: -17.6% (state: +6.6%)
> Median household income: $54,324 (state: $77,640)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 12.6% (state: 7.2%)
> Total population: 2,678 in 2019, 3,250 in 2010

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Arizona: San Carlos
> 2010-2019 population change: -19.4% (state: +12.9%)
> Median household income: $23,750 (state: $58,945)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 30.1% (state: 5.9%)
> Total population: 4,451 in 2019, 5,523 in 2010

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Arkansas: Brinkley
> 2010-2019 population change: -17.5% (state: +4.4%)
> Median household income: $36,528 (state: $47,597)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 9.6% (state: 5.1%)
> Total population: 2,742 in 2019, 3,324 in 2010

California: Willowbrook
> 2010-2019 population change: -35.1% (state: +7.2%)
> Median household income: $43,781 (state: $75,235)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 10.8% (state: 6.1%)
> Total population: 22,811 in 2019, 35,174 in 2010