Population Decline in Florida For First Time Since WWII


It’s dramatic.  You have a state that was booming and has been a leader in population growth for the last 100 years that suddenly has seen a substantial shift.

Stanley Smith, Economics Professor, University of Florida, who compiled the report that showed a 58,000 person decline in Florida’s population from April 2008 to April 2009

Interesting front page piece from Sunday’s NY Times on the population decline in Florida and the consequences for its economy: “After Century of Growth, Tide Turns in Florida”, The New York Times, August 30, A1.


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