Demography

A photo showing cemeteries with a masthead discussing COVID-19's impact on the population growth rate.

NBC News: U.S. Population Growth at Lowest Rate Since Nation’s Founding

NBC News interviewed Ken Johnson, Senior Demographer with the Carsey School, regarding 2021’s decline in the U.S. population growth rate – reportedly the largest decline since the nation’s founding. Impacts on the population growth rate included, most notably, COVID-19, along with lower birth rates... Read More

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