2017 Valley population loss slows


Though the five-county Mahoning and Shenango valleys lost population between 2016 and 2017, the number of people who left was less than that of recent years.

FIVE COUNTIES

2016: 735,918

2017: 732,072

MAHONING

2016: 230,169

2017: 229,796

TRUMBULL

2016: 201,701

2017: 200,380

COLUMBIANA

2016: 103,744

2017: 103,077

MERCER

2016: 112,673

2017: 111,750

LAWRENCE

2016: 87,631

2017: 87,069

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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