Special Report

The Fastest Shrinking Place In Every State

Massachusetts: Oxford
> 2010-2019 population change: -12.2% (state: +5.8%)
> Median household income: $61,227 (state: $81,215)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 4.9% (state: 4.8%)
> Total population: 5,595 in 2019, 6,373 in 2010

Source: Courtesy of Google Maps 2019

Michigan: Beecher
> 2010-2019 population change: -23.7% (state: +0.1%)
> Median household income: $28,272 (state: $57,144)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 23.7% (state: 5.9%)
> Total population: 9,041 in 2019, 11,842 in 2010

Source: Jake DeGroot / Wikimedia Commons

Minnesota: Appleton
> 2010-2019 population change: -35.2% (state: +6.1%)
> Median household income: $34,856 (state: $71,306)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 6.1% (state: 3.6%)
> Total population: 1,412 in 2019, 2,178 in 2010

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Mississippi: Winona
> 2010-2019 population change: -17.2% (state: +1.4%)
> Median household income: $40,758 (state: $45,081)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 4.5% (state: 7.5%)
> Total population: 4,227 in 2019, 5,105 in 2010

Source: Courtesy of Google Maps 2012

Missouri: Spanish Lake
> 2010-2019 population change: -19.8% (state: +3.1%)
> Median household income: $37,153 (state: $55,461)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 8.2% (state: 4.6%)
> Total population: 17,485 in 2019, 21,803 in 2010