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A Population Slowdown in the U.S.

A Population Slowdown in the U.S.

Update: 2021-05-046
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The latest census revealed that the United States had seen the second-slowest decade of population growth since 1790, when the count began.

The country may be entering an era of substantially lower population growth, demographers said.

How could this redefine the nation’s future?

Guest: Sabrina Tavernise, a national correspondent covering demographics for The New York Times. 

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Comments (2)

Wendy Bruder

Kids are expensive and drain your life force. It's no wonder people don't want to have them, myself included. Life is hard and having kids makes it harder. I'd rather enjoy life without that stress. Dogs are wonderful

May 4th
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Abishek Raj

But there's a boom in India's population 😂

May 4th
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A Population Slowdown in the U.S.

A Population Slowdown in the U.S.

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