City’s population forecast plummets with new report

In 2019, Keizer started planning to absorb roughly 10,000 residents during the next 20 years.

The projection is now almost half of what it was two years ago.

According to a preliminary report from the Portland State University Population Forecast Program, Keizer may only grow by 5,700 between now and 2045. The projections have not been formally adopted, but there are a number of circumstances that led to the dramatic decrease . . .

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