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U.S. Population Growth Falls To Record Low 0.1% In 2021—Here Are The States With The Biggest Gains And Losses

Posted on AllSides December 21st, 2021
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The population of the U.S. grew 0.1% this year, the lowest rate since the nation’s founding, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates, with the continuing trends of decreased fertility and decreasing net international migration compounded by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, —here are the states with the biggest population changes:

New York State’s population fell 319,020, the largest decline in the nation, which the bureau attributed to negative domestic migration.

California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Michigan, New Jersey and Ohio also lost over 10,000 people each—a historically large number of...

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