Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

7 of 10
Loser: Youngstown, Ohio
Population decline 2000-2009: 7%

Like the other areas in the Rust Belt, Youngstown continues to suffer from decades-long population losses due to a dying manufacturing industry and a lack of jobs.

Since 2000, Youngstown has had a net loss of more than 40,000 residents as joblessness spiked higher than 14% in 2009.


* Will likely see a decline in federal funding from the $686 million collected in 2008.

* Ohio could lose two of its 18 seats in Congress.

NEXT: Loser: Buffalo, N.Y.

Last updated April 06 2010: 7:01 AM ET
Email | Print | Share  |  RSS
google my aol my msn my yahoo! netvibes
Paste this link into your favorite RSS desktop reader
See all CNNMoney.com RSS FEEDS (close)
More Galleries
Your guide to Cyber Monday sales This year, more Cyber Monday sales than ever start well before Monday. Here's where to shop if you don't get your fill on Black Friday. More
The best Black Friday deals of 2015 This year's best Black Friday deals include some Apple products and a free Samsung smartphone. More
Delahaye - Behind the wheel of a French masterpiece This 1951 Delahaye represents the end of an era in gorgeous French car design. More

Special Offer