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12 States Make up the Midwest Region of the Country

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ILLINOIS: 2020 Census
The Prairie State’s population declined to 12.8 million in 2020. Only two other states lost population: West Virginia and Mississippi (along with Puerto Rico).
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INDIANA: 2020 Census
The Hoosier State’s population was 6,785,528 in 2020, up 4.7% since 2010.
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IOWA: 2020 Census
The Hawkeye State grew 4.7% to 3,190,369 from 2010 to 2020.
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KANSAS: 2020 Census
The Sunflower State’s population grew 3.0% to 2,937,880 from 2010 to 2020.
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MICHIGAN: 2020 Census
The Wolverine State grew by 2.0% or 193,691 people from 2010 to 2020, raising its population to 10,077,331.
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MINNESOTA: 2020 Census
The North Star State added 402,569 people from 2010 to 2020, bringing its population to 5,706,494.
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MISSOURI: 2020 Census
The Show Me State’s population increased 2.8% to 6,154,913 from 2010 to 2020.
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NEBRASKA: 2020 Census
Population of the Cornhusker State grew 7.4% to 1,961,504 from 2010 to 2020.
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NORTH DAKOTA: 2020 Census
The Peace Garden State grew 15.8% from 2010 to 2020, to a population of 779,094.
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OHIO: 2020 Census
The Buckeye State’s 2020 population was 11,799,448, up 2.3% from 2010.
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SOUTH DAKOTA: 2020 Census
The Mount Rushmore State’s population was 886,667 in 2020, up 8.9% since 2010.
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WISCONSIN: 2020 Census
The Badger State’s population grew 3.6% to 5,893,718 from 2010 to 2020.
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