U.S. marks slowest population growth since the Depression

Associated Press/Mike Schneider and Nicholas Riccardi

Repost from 4-28-2021

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USAGOLD note: The part of this report that gives one pause is that the slowdown in population growth is not the direct result of the pandemic (the knee jerk reaction), but the result of an aging population, an immigration slow-down, and most notably “the scars of the Great Recession more than a decade ago, which led many young adults to delay marriage and families.” And here we are amidst another major slowdown, worse for Main Street than 2008 ……

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