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02-09-2013, 12:05 AM
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Originally Posted by tp71 View Post
There are a few things that came to my mind just seeing the title of the thread.

1. The automotive sector crashing recently would have something to do with this.

2. The majority of the population is getting up to or already at the retirement age and may be relocating south in the sunbelt/california for the remainder of their days.

Those are the two main reasons that came to my mind anyways.
10,000 Baby Boomers retire every day

Originally Posted by danishh View Post
2020 will still be in missouri, but i wonder whether 2030 will be in kansas, nebraska, or arkansas.
Interesting that the trend appears to have been decelerating since the 80s or so. Most rapid rate of change was during the 19th century coinciding with the growth of railroads.

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