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America Counts: Stories about Population Estimates

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Large Cities No Longer the Biggest Population Losers
Large U.S. cities and towns show signs of a population rebound after experiencing big losses the first full year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Texas Population Passes the 30-Million Mark in 2022
Texas is now one of only two states with a population of 30 million or more. Its population reached 30,029,572 in 2022, behind only California (39,029,342).
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Two Years Into Pandemic, Domestic Migration Trends Shifted
Domestic migration rebounded in some of the nation’s most populous counties that saw steep outmigration earlier in pandemic.
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Super Bowl LVII: Fun Facts About Players and Places
Two-time Super Bowl champ Kansas City Chiefs (2020, 1970) face one-time champ Philadelphia Eagles (2018). This is the fourth Super Bowl in Arizona.
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Florida Fastest-Growing State for First Time Since 1957
For the third most-populous state to also be the fastest growing is historic because it requires significant population gains.
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Florida: estado con más rápido crecimiento por primera vez desde 1957
El hecho de que el tercer estado más poblado sea también el de más rápido crecimiento es histórico porque requiere un aumento significativo de su población.
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Net International Migration Returns to Pre-COVID-19 Levels
New 2022 population estimates show the largest single-year increase in net migration between the United States and abroad since 2010.
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A State’s Median Age Does Not Tell The Whole Story
County population estimates provide characteristics by age, sex, race and ethnicity. A new visualization shows variation between states and counties.
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Fewer Younger Adults Drives Population Loss in Some U.S. Cities
Why did some cities lose population in 2021? Population estimates by characteristics released today provide some answers.
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Big Population Shifts in Cities and Towns One Year Into Pandemic
City and town population estimates for July 1, 2021, show consistent regional trends but smaller gains and larger declines for top cities and towns.
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Deaths Outnumbered Births in Half of All States Between 2020 and 2021
Higher deaths and lower fertility during the COVID-19 pandemic led to natural decrease in nearly three-quarters of the nation’s counties.
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Net Domestic Migration Increased in Many U.S. Counties in 2021
Smaller counties were more likely to experience net domestic migration gains and larger counties declines last year, possibly due to the pandemic.
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U.S. Deaths Spiked as COVID-19 Continued
The United States experienced its largest increase in deaths between 2019 and 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic began.
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What Has Driven Population Change in U.S. Counties?
In most counties, domestic migration played a larger role in population growth than births, deaths and international migration, possibly due to the pandemic.
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Net International Migration at Lowest Levels in Decades
Travel restrictions during the pandemic had a significant impact on international migration, according to July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 estimates out today.
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Population Grew 0.1% in 2021, Slowest Rate Since America’s Founding
With the exception of the last few years, the U.S. population has not grown at such a slow rate since 1918, during the influenza pandemic and World War I.
Page Last Revised - May 26, 2022
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