Gaining and Losing Shares

Population Distribution by Region, 1790 to 2010

July 19, 2012
RegionNortheastMidwestSouthWest
Maximum Share23.335.649.950.1
1790 US Share50.10.049.90.0
1800 US Share49.61.049.40.0
1810 US Share48.24.047.80.0
1820 US Share45.28.945.90.0
1830 US Share43.112.544.40.0
1840 US Share39.619.640.70.0
1850 US Share37.223.338.70.8
1860 US Share33.728.935.42.0
1870 US Share31.933.731.92.6
1880 US Share28.934.632.93.6
1890 US Share27.635.631.85.0
1900 US Share27.634.632.25.7
1910 US Share28.032.431.97.7
1920 US Share28.032.131.28.7
1930 US Share27.931.330.710.0
1940 US Share27.230.431.510.9
1950 US Share26.129.431.213.3
1960 US Share24.928.830.715.6
1970 US Share24.127.830.917.1
1980 US Share21.726.033.319.1
1990 US Share20.424.034.421.2
2000 US Share19.022.935.622.5
2010 US Share17.921.737.123.3