As Statista’s Katharina Buchholz reports, new residents moving in from other parts of the U.S. have for some years been responsible for the population increase in the U.S.’ three fastest-growing states in the Mountain West and Southwest of the country. The fourth fastest-growing state, Utah, is growing because of an excess of births over deaths.
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Ten U.S. states decreased in population – if only slightly – between the two years.
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, New York state was among them.
The state has lost population due to a decline in immigration that used to make up for people moving away. Population decline affected states in the Northeast as well as West Virginia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alaska and Hawaii.
Fri, 07/16/2021 – 22:00
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Author: Tyler Durden