Pennsylvania's Population Stagnates As Reapportionment Nears
Last updated 12/31/2020 at 12:28pm
Pennsylvania netted just 83,000 more residents over the last decade as growth in the state stagnates compared to the southern and western regions of the country.
Only 500,000 more Americans live in the Northeast in 2020 as compared to 2010. In Pennsylvania, the total population peaked at 12.8 million in 2018 before settling at 12.78 million this year, according to the most recent U.S. Census estimates published this month.
Pennsylvania's stagnation will likely cost the state another congressional seat when districts are redrawn next year. The state has been losing seats since the mid-1940s...