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America's Dying Cities

The top 10 cities with lowest populations under the age of 18. I'm not sure why, maybe families are moving their kids somewhere else, but this stat seems to be right on with dying economies.
This article explains it all. 
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Meena Kadri

November 17, 2011, 21:53PM
Interesting, Tyler! Just a thought: you might want to add some bullet points form the article here on your post (using the Update Entry button to the right of your post) We find you're more likely to spark a creative conversation that way. Here's some more tips: http://bit.ly/oi_inspire Great to have you onboard!

Libby Ferin

November 17, 2011, 16:33PM
Wow. I am from Grand Rapids and I would have never thought that my town could be in this 10 ten statistic. I would have guessed just the opposite and say that, personally, I see Grand Rapids being in the top ten of the most vibrant, desirable cities to live in! It's a gem of a town.
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