Population change by metro/nonmetro status, 1976-2013

Percent change from previous year
Measure/Year 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
U.S. 0.97 1.01 1.06 1.11 1.11 1.03 0.96 0.92 0.87 0.89 0.93 0.9 0.91 0.95 1.15 1.35 1.4 1.33 1.23 1.2 1.17 1.21 1.18 1.16 1.04 0.93 0.93 0.86 0.93 0.93 0.97 0.96 0.95 0.88 0.8 0.73 0.74 0.72
Nonmetro 1.4 1.49 1.3 1.38 1.19 0.82 0.67 0.55 0.4 0.16 0.06 0.12 0.33 0.4 0.69 0.97 1.11 1.23 1.17 1.22 1.01 0.91 0.78 0.71 0.46 0.21 0.37 0.44 0.52 0.55 0.74 0.54 0.46 0.29 0.14 -0.02 -0.1 -0.06
Metro 0.82 0.83 0.97 1.01 1.08 1.1 1.05 1.03 1.01 1.12 1.2 1.14 1.09 1.11 1.28 1.44 1.47 1.35 1.25 1.19 1.21 1.28 1.28 1.27 1.17 1.16 1.05 0.95 1.01 1 1.02 1.04 1.05 1 0.93 0.86 0.88 0.85

Note: Metro status changed for some counties in 1980, 1990, 2000, and 2010. Rates are imputed for 1989-1990, 1999-2000, and 2009-10. Source: USDA, Economic Research Service using data from U.S. Census Bureau.