The fastest shrinking cities in the US

These American cities are feeling the effects of economic decline

#2 Danville, Illinois

The fastest shrinking cities in the US 13
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Population in 2010: 81,625

Population in 2020: 74,188

Second on the list of shrinking cities is Danville, Illinois. This city’s growth dwindled by 9.1% from 2010 to 2020. This was catalyzed by the shut down of the General Motors, General Electric, and Hyster plants in the ’90s.

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