The fastest shrinking cities in the US

These American cities are feeling the effects of economic decline

#18 Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The fastest shrinking cities in the US 14
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Population in 2010: 229,374

Population in 2019: 220,236 

Baton Rouge is a haven for the industry of medicine, movies, medicine, and technology. Regardless of its economic evolution, this city’s population shrunk by 3.98%. The population decline has been attributed to a slowdown in the oil industry which has resulted in less available jobs.

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