Special Report

Cities Americans Are Abandoning

Source: BOB WESTON / iStock via Getty Images

10. Enid, OK
Population change due to migration, 2020-2021: -1.1% (-691)
Total population change, 2020-2021: -1.1% (-703)
Unemployment rate, April 2022: 2.6%
Median home value: $119,000
Total population: 61,926

Source: Cheri Alguire / iStock Editorial via Getty Images

9. Grand Island, NE
Population change due to migration, 2020-2021: -1.1% (-854)
Total population change, 2020-2021: -0.9% (-710)
Unemployment rate, April 2022: 2.1%
Median home value: $150,600
Total population: 76,175

Source: Art Wager / iStock via Getty Images

8. Urban Honolulu, HI
Population change due to migration, 2020-2021: -1.4% (-13,686)
Total population change, 2020-2021: -1.2% (-12,337)
Unemployment rate, April 2022: 3.7%
Median home value: $702,300
Total population: 1,000,890

Source: Ron and Patty Thomas / E+ via Getty Images

7. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
Population change due to migration, 2020-2021: -1.5% (-199,539)
Total population change, 2020-2021: -1.3% (-175,913)
Unemployment rate, April 2022: 5.0%
Median home value: $641,300
Total population: 12,997,353

Source: TomasSereda / iStock via Getty Images

6. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Population change due to migration, 2020-2021: -1.8% (-361,774)
Total population change, 2020-2021: -1.6% (-327,955)
Unemployment rate, April 2022: 4.8%
Median home value: $465,400
Total population: 19,768,458

Sponsored: Tips for Investing

A financial advisor can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of investment properties. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to three financial advisors who serve your area, and you can interview your advisor matches at no cost to decide which one is right for you. If you’re ready to find an advisor who can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.

Investing in real estate can diversify your portfolio. But expanding your horizons may add additional costs. If you’re an investor looking to minimize expenses, consider checking out online brokerages. They often offer low investment fees, helping you maximize your profit.