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A sign welcomes people to Morgan City but Census Bureau estimates say out-migration from St. Mary is leading to an overall population loss.

One result has been the closure of M.D. Shannon Elementary because of declining enrollment.

Census estimate: St. Mary population declines

The latest estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau says St. Mary Parish’s population shrank by 761 between 2015 and 2016.

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