Rural change - Nuckolls County - Nebraska

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What is the overall issue in this area?
Depopulation, 53/93 counties have seen this issue.
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Why is depopulation occurring?
Young population of rural areas moving to urban areas in search of more employment and better paid employment
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What is the name of the urban area?
Omaha
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What is the pay gap between Nuckolls and Omaha?
$25,000 - $55,000
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1st impact of outmigration
Rural Nebraska relies heavily on a young population to maintain the agricultural industry, outmigration is causing less employment and less support of local business.
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2nd impact of outmigration
less future births = yet older population, this indicates a spiral of natural decrease
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What is the birth rate and death rate of the area
10.1 births compared to 15.7 deaths per 1000 people
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3rd impact of outmigration
loss of essential services, remaining elderly in rural areas are deprived of essential services.
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