According to the US Census Bureau, the country’s mean center of population falls in Wright County, Missouri, just two counties south of the PUMA comprises Pulaski, Camden, Miller, and Morgan counties. So the term heartland is very much deserved.
Zayd Derweesh is a Senior Consultant in the Deloitte Federal Advisory Analytics practice. He specializes in macroeconomic modeling and forecasting. Prior to his current role, he spent time in the financial services, oil and gas, and international development sectors both in US and the MENA region. He has a Masters in Economics and Global Development from Boston University.