The fastest shrinking cities in the US

These American cities are feeling the effects of economic decline

#7 San Juan County, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 130,044 

Population in 2020: 121,661 

San Juan County has 408 miles of marine shoreline is the first county in the nation to ban jet skis. Additionally, this water wonderland has also been deemed as an arts hot spot by the Washington State Arts Commission. But when it comes to population over the latest decade, San Juan County’s shrunk by 6.4%. The population decline has been attributed mainly due to the loss of jobs associated with oil and gas.

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