The One Minute Geographer: The Great Plains — A Sea of Population Loss

Amazing: despite the nation’s population growth of 7.4% between 2010 and 2020, most (53%) of the country’s 3,143 counties LOST people.

Growth occurred in and around our 384 metropolitan areas. About 80% of those grew.

This is exactly what we saw on our Magical Meridian in the previous post where 46 of our 54 counties…

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Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer with a featured series: This Fragile Earth, and a book review series: Great Translations

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Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer with a featured series: This Fragile Earth, and a book review series: Great Translations

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