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UNH researcher: Third of U.S. counties dying off as aging populations and weak economies drive off young

'These counties are in a pretty steep downward spiral,' said Kenneth Johnson, a senior demographer and sociology professor at the University of New Hampshire, who researched the findings. 'The young people leave and the older adults stay in place and age. Unless something dramatic changes for instance, new development such as a meatpacking plant to attract young Hispanics these areas are likely to have more and more natural decrease.'

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