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Domestic Net Migration in the United States: 2000 to 2004

Marc J. Perry

Migration is playing a larger role in population redistribution within the United States. With birth and death rates currently low and largely similar across the country, natural increase (the excess of births over deaths) exerts less influence than it used to in explaining why some regions, states, or counties have faster popu­lation growth than others.


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