October 9, 2011 at 6:51 pm in INFORUM
We just about held a statewide “Populationfest” when the U.S. Census Bureau reported that the state had an increase of 31,000 residents a 4.7 percent in 2010 over the 2000 count. Continue Reading
Tags: columns, Lloyd Omdahl, Opinion 1 Comment »
Omdahl quote “It isn’t until we get to the 12 cities over 5,000 that we see gains. Even here, minor population losses were recorded for Devils Lake, Jamestown and Valley City.”
This is what I have been saying for some time. The larger cities all have no trouble growing, except for places like Jamestown and Devils Lake. These towns have just stagnated to the point there is really no hope for them.
No amount of stimulus seems to change this. You will just see a gradual slippage from census to census.
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