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Aging Crisis

State must find ways to keep young people

April 1, 2014
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

West Virginia University has released a report that includes the sobering prediction that by the year 2030, our state's population will have declined by 20,000 residents. The drop in population will really pick up steam by 2016. Even now, West Virginia is surpassed only by Florida in the percentage of the population over 65. Our state has 16 percent, while Florida has 17.3 percent.

 
 

 

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