A lengthy decline: Jobs, people have flowed from the region in the past half-century
Most numbers indicate sagging economy
STERLING – Most indicators show that Sauk Valley’s economy appears to be moving in the wrong direction.
The population of most area towns peaked decades ago. The median age is on the rise. School enrollment is plunging. And home prices continue to drop.
The good news: Unemployment is edging down, but still is above the national rate.
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