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JUST THE FACTS, 1997-1998



Table 7
Population Change, 1990-1996
Rank State Amt. Rank State Amt.
1 Nevada 33.4% 27 Wisconsin 5.5%
2 Arizona 20.8% 28 Indiana 5.3%
3 Idaho 18.1% 29 Kentucky 5.3%
4 Utah 16.1% 30 South Dakota 5.2%
5 Colorado 16.0% 31 Oklahoma 4.9%
6 Washington 13.7% 32 New Hampshire 4.8%
7 Georgia 13.5% 33 Missouri 4.7%
8 New Mexico 13.1% 34 Nebraska 4.7%
9 Oregon 12.7% 35 Vermont 4.6%
10 Texas 12.6% 36 Kansas 3.8%
11 Florida 11.3% 37 Illinois 3.6%
12 Alaska 10.4% 38 New Jersey 3.3%
13 North Carolina 10.4% 39 Michigan 3.2%
14 Montana 10.1% 40 Louisiana 3.1%
15 Tennessee 9.1% 41 Ohio 3.0%
16 Delaware 8.8% 42 Iowa 2.7%
17 Virginia 7.9% 43 West Virginia 1.8%
18 California 7.1% 44 Pennsylvania 1.5%
19 Arkansas 6.8% 45 Maine 1.3%
20 Hawaii 6.8% 46 Massachusetts 1.3%
21 Minnesota 6.4% 47 NEW YORK 1.1%
22 Maryland 6.1% 48 North Dakota 0.7%
23 South Carolina 6.1% 49 Connecticut -0.4%
24 Wyoming 6.1% 50 Rhode Island -1.3%
25 Alabama 5.8% U.S. Average 6.7%
26 Mississippi 5.5% N.Y.S. % below avg. 83.6%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau


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