Special Report

The Fastest Shrinking Place In Every State

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Montana: Malmstrom Air Force Base
> 2010-2019 population change: -13.3% (state: +7.9%)
> Median household income: $51,410 (state: $54,970)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 2.6% (state: 4.0%)
> Total population: 4,179 in 2019, 4,820 in 2010

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Nebraska: Franklin
> 2010-2019 population change: -13.5% (state: +6.4%)
> Median household income: $46,667 (state: $61,439)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 0.0% (state: 3.3%)
> Total population: 1,031 in 2019, 1,192 in 2010

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Nevada: Hawthorne
> 2010-2019 population change: -26.2% (state: +12.9%)
> Median household income: $36,993 (state: $60,365)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 8.2% (state: 6.2%)
> Total population: 2,686 in 2019, 3,640 in 2010

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New Hampshire: Derry
> 2010-2019 population change: -4.7% (state: +2.6%)
> Median household income: $67,073 (state: $76,768)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 6.5% (state: 3.6%)
> Total population: 21,817 in 2019, 22,884 in 2010

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New Jersey: Avalon
> 2010-2019 population change: -26.5% (state: +1.8%)
> Median household income: $95,556 (state: $82,545)
> 5-yr. avg. unemployment: 2.4% (state: 5.5%)
> Total population: 1,406 in 2019, 1,914 in 2010