Florida Passes New York to Become the Nation’s Third Most Populous State, Census Bureau Reports

December 26, 2014 • Daily Email Recap

Florida Passes New York to Become the Nation’s Third Most Populous State, Census Bureau Reports

See original/source content: http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2014/cb14-232.html

 

By adding an average of 803 new residents each day between July 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014, Florida passed New York to become the nation’s third most populous state, according to U.S. Census Bureau state population estimates released today. Florida’s population grew by 293,000 over this period, reaching 19.9 million. The population of New York increased by 51,000 to 19.7 million.

 

California remained the nation’s most populous state in 2014, with 38.8 million residents, followed by Texas, at 27.0 million. Although the list of the 10 most populous states overall was unchanged, two other states did change positions, as North Carolina moved past Michigan to take the ninth spot.

See original/source content: http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2014/cb14-232.htm


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