Special Report

The Fastest Shrinking Place In Every State

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Colorado: Lincoln Park
> 2010-2019 population change: -21.9% (state: +14.8%)
> Median household income: $50,042 (state: $72,331)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 4.5% (state: 4.3%)
> Total population: 3,283 in 2019, 4,204 in 2010

Connecticut: Putnam
> 2010-2019 population change: -11.9% (state: +0.8%)
> Median household income: $56,492 (state: $78,444)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 3.3% (state: 6.0%)
> Total population: 6,615 in 2019, 7,505 in 2010

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Delaware: Glasgow
> 2010-2019 population change: -8.2% (state: +8.6%)
> Median household income: $93,209 (state: $68,287)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 5.8% (state: 5.5%)
> Total population: 14,359 in 2019, 15,648 in 2010

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Florida: Siesta Key
> 2010-2019 population change: -15.2% (state: +12.9%)
> Median household income: $102,143 (state: $55,660)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 2.7% (state: 5.6%)
> Total population: 5,573 in 2019, 6,573 in 2010

Georgia: Druid Hills
> 2010-2019 population change: -42.7% (state: +9.9%)
> Median household income: $129,740 (state: $58,700)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 1.4% (state: 5.7%)
> Total population: 8,365 in 2019, 14,603 in 2010