#populationtrends

  1. The Gem State Offers Strategic Downsizing That May Be Your Best Move In Retirement

    By Jason Collins For many, retirement is something to look forward to and having a stable retirement means choosing your retirement destination wisely. The state or city you choose to settle in for your golden years should be a place that offers you the best cost of living and qua
  2. Elon Musk Says Everyone Should Have 'At Least 3 Children' To Save The Human Race — But Studies Show It Costs Up $430,928 To Raise A Kid

    By Jeannine Mancini Elon Musk recently spoke at the Milken Institute's 27th annual Global Conference, held from May 6 to 8, 2024. During his conversation with Michael Milken, the conference's founder, Musk tackled a topic he's quite passionate about — the declining birthrates in t
  3. Newly Arrived Californians Getting Blamed For Worsening This Sunbelt City's Homeless Crisis

    By Eric McConnell Many Sunbelt cities have been experiencing an influx of new residents from California and Nashville, Tennessee is one of them. One of the effects of Nashville's newfound popularity is a surge in property values, but they're going up so quickly that the city's hom
  4. Why New Yorkers Want to Leave

    By Aliss Higham New York, New York. America's most populous city, a hub of business and leisure, with millions flocking to visit from all over the world every year. But for all its attractions, New Yorkers are fed up, with more than a third considering packing up and leaving for g
  5. Rent Prices Tumble In California As People Move Out Of The State

    By AJ Fabino A new report says California’s rent prices have declined as residents increasingly move out of the state. Cities like Oakland and Sacramento saw rental price drops of more than 8% in May compared to the previous year, according to a report issued by Zumper, triggering
  6. Who Lives Where?

    Kind of a cool little map here that shows, per state, what percentage is born there, who stays there and who leaves for other states. I see a large groups going south, mostly for economic reasons and I have to wonder if this peopling of westerners could change the political and s
  7. Nestlé is closing an infant formula factory as China’s birth rate plunges

    By Hanna Ziady, CNN Nestlé plans to close one of its plants that make baby formula, citing a sharp drop in China’s birth rate , in a fresh example of the far-reaching implications of the country’s demographic crisis . The world’s largest food company said Wednesday that it would shut
  8. Biden’s defenders brush off concerns over his age and approval rating as polls show warning signs

    By By Kyle Feldscher, Manu Raju, Morgan Rimmer and Betsy Klein, CNN Joe Biden’s defenders downplayed worries over his age and poor poll numbers on Thursday as the president faced a fresh wave of concern related to his ability to serve a second term. A CNN poll released Thursday mor
  9. Japan’s population fell by 800,000 last year as demographic crisis accelerates

    By By Emiko Jozuka, Jessie Yeung and Junko Fukutome, CNN Japan’s population crisis is accelerating, with the number of nationals falling by more than 800,000 in the past year – echoing similar trends seen in other East Asian countries. As of January 1 this year, Japan’s total popul
  10. Nearly two years after Texas’ six-week abortion ban, more infants are dying

    By Isabelle Chapman Texas’ abortion restrictions – some of the strictest in the country – may be fueling a sudden spike in infant mortality as women are forced to carry nonviable pregnancies to term. Some 2,200 infants died in Texas in 2022 – an increase of 227 deaths, or 11.5%, ov