Pennsylvania Is Now Fifth-Largest State In Nation


New U.S. Census Bureau data shows Wyoming lost 5,595 people in the past year. In July, state lawmakers enacted Illinois' first budget since 2015 when lawmakers managed to override Rauner's veto of a budget plan that included a more than 30% tax hike.

The top 10, in order, were: Texas, Florida, California, Washington, North Carolina, Georgia, Arizona, Colorado, Tennessee and SC. Idaho's growth rate of 2.2 percent led the nation, followed by Nevada, Utah and Washington State. However, net global migration continues to be a significant factor in the population growth of the United States, adding just over 1.1 million people in the a year ago.

In a statement, Liz Schuh, principal policy analyst for the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for planning, said that while the narrow window of the study can be misleading, "Census data over several years does indicate stagnant or even declining population for our region and state".

Utah is the third-fastest growing state in the nation, according to new census data released Wednesday.

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Those numbers come from July 2016 - July 2017 and account for births, deaths, and other events.

He says that's the same for Nevada that had the second fastest percentage increase at 2 percent.

North Carolina did not make the top 10 states for percent growth, though, since it grew less than 1.4 percent from 2016 to 2017. It's a.72 percent growth nationwide. In 2016, the Lone Star State had 27.9 million people. Be that as it may, the Census Bureau's populace gauges did not represent the storms in August and September that hit the Gulf states and Puerto Rico.

ME grew 4 percent, Rhode Island by 2 percent, and CT and Vermont basically broke even. The population of voting-age residents (adults age 18 and over) grew to 252.1 million (77.4 percent of the 2017 total population), an increase of 0.93 percent from 2016 (249.5 million). That's an increase of more than 3 million from 2010. Net worldwide migration decreased 1.8% - the first drop since 2012 to 2013.