In this fact sheet, author Kenneth Johnson analyzes new Census Bureau data released on March 22, 2018, to analyze the continuing influence of domestic migration on U.S. demographic trends. He reports that domestic migration losses from large urban cores rose sharply. Domestic migration gains are accelerating in other metro areas. Population growth has resumed in rural areas. In addition, while the number of deaths is rising, the number of births is not.

Publication Date

Spring 3-22-2018


National Fact Sheet No. 38


Durham, N.H. : Carsey School of Public Policy, University of New Hampshire

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