The fastest shrinking cities in the US

These American cities are feeling the effects of economic decline

#15 Shreveport, Louisiana

Shreveport, Louisiana
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Population in 2010: 201,437

Population in 2019: 187,112

If you’re fan of the great outdoors, you should definitely come see the Red River and colossal rose garden in Shreveport city. This place may be quite the natural wonder, but that didn’t stop its population from shrinking 7.11%. The population decline is attributed to a high rate of poverty and unemployment.

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