Rural counties lose population, just barely this time

“Rural America continued to lose population last year,” says the Carsey School of Public Policy, after perusing the new Census Bureau report on domestic migration. Some 46.2 million people live in the 1,976 non-metropolitan counties, a drop of 31,000 residents or 0.1 percent from the previous year “because of continued domestic outmigration,” says Carsey demographer Kenneth… » Read More

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