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How Florida's Population Stacks Up In The 2020 Census

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The U.S. Census Bureau on Monday released 2019 population estimates that showed Florida continues to be one of the fastest-growing states in the country. Here are some key comparisons:

10 STATES WITH THE LARGEST POPULATIONS:

  • California: 39,512,223
  • Texas: 28,995,881
  • Florida: 21,477,737
  • New York: 19,453,561
  • Pennsylvania: 12,801,989
  • Illinois: 12,671,821
  • Ohio: 11,689,100
  • Georgia: 10,617,423
  • North Carolina: 10,488,084
  • Michigan: 9,986,857

10 STATES WITH TOP NUMERIC GROWTH FROM 2018 TO 2019

  • Texas: 367,215
  • Florida: 233,420
  • Arizona: 120,693
  • North Carolina: 106,469
  • Georgia: 106,292
  • Washington: 91,024
  • Colorado: 67,449
  • South Carolina: 64,558
  • Tennessee: 57,543
  • Nevada: 52,815

10 STATES WITH TOP GROWTH RATES FROM 2018 TO 2019

  • Idaho: 2.1 percent
  • Nevada: 1.7 percent
  • Arizona: 1.7 percent
  • Utah: 1.7 percent
  • Texas: 1.3 percent
  • South Carolina: 1.3 percent
  • Washington: 1.2 percent
  • Colorado: 1.2 percent
  • Florida: 1.1 percent
  • North Carolina: 1 percent

Source: U.S. Census Bureau. Estimates are as of July 1, 2019.