Population Ranked by State With Largest Change Since 2000: U.S. Census

The following table details the U.S. population since 1920, ranked by state with the largest percentage change since 2000. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

================================================================================
                1920  1930  1940  1950  1960  1970  1980  1990  2000  2010
================================================================================
US             15.0% 16.2%  7.3% 14.5% 18.5% 13.3% 11.5%  9.8% 13.2%  9.7%
Northeast      14.7% 16.1%  4.5%  9.7% 13.2%  9.8%  0.2%  3.4%  5.5%  3.2%
Midwest        13.8% 13.4%  4.0% 10.8% 16.1%  9.6%  4.1%  1.4%  7.9%  3.9%
South          12.7% 14.3% 10.1% 13.3% 16.5% 14.2% 20.0% 13.4% 17.3% 14.3%
West           30.1% 33.8% 16.7% 40.4% 38.9% 24.1% 24.0% 22.3% 19.7% 13.8%
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Nevada         -5.5% 17.6% 21.1% 45.2% 78.2% 71.3% 63.8% 50.1% 66.3% 35.1%
Arizona        63.5% 30.3% 14.6% 50.1% 73.7% 36.0% 53.5% 34.8% 40.0% 24.6%
Utah           20.4% 13.0%  8.4% 25.2% 29.3% 18.9% 37.9% 17.9% 29.6% 23.8%
Idaho          32.6%  3.0% 17.9% 12.1% 13.3%  6.8% 32.5%  6.7% 28.5% 21.1%
Texas          19.7% 24.9% 10.1% 20.2% 24.2% 16.9% 27.1% 19.4% 22.8% 20.6%
North Carolina 16.0% 23.9% 12.7% 13.7% 12.2% 11.5% 15.7% 12.7% 21.4% 18.5%
================================================================================
                1920  1930  1940  1950  1960  1970  1980  1990  2000  2010
================================================================================
Georgia        11.0%  0.4%  7.4% 10.3% 14.5% 16.4% 19.0% 18.6% 26.4% 18.3%
Florida        28.7% 51.6% 29.2% 46.1% 78.7% 37.1% 43.6% 32.7% 23.5% 17.6%
Colorado       17.6% 10.2%  8.4% 18.0% 32.4% 25.8% 30.9% 14.0% 30.6% 16.9%
South Carolina 11.1%  3.3%  9.3% 11.4% 12.5%  8.7% 20.5% 11.7% 15.1% 15.3%
Delaware       10.2%  6.9% 11.8% 19.4% 40.3% 22.8%  8.4% 12.1% 17.6% 14.6%
Wyoming        33.2% 16.0% 11.2% 15.9% 13.6%  0.7% 41.3% -3.4%  8.9% 14.1%
Washington     18.8% 15.2% 11.1% 37.0% 19.9% 19.5% 21.2% 17.8% 21.1% 14.1%
Alaska        -14.5%  7.7% 22.3% 77.4% 75.8% 32.8% 33.8% 36.9% 14.0% 13.3%
New Mexico     10.1% 17.5% 25.6% 28.1% 39.6%  6.8% 28.2% 16.3% 20.1% 13.2%
Virginia       12.0%  4.9% 10.6% 23.9% 19.5% 17.2% 15.0% 15.7% 14.4% 13.0%
Hawaii         33.4% 43.9% 14.9% 18.1% 26.6% 21.5% 25.5% 14.9%  9.3% 12.3%
Oregon         16.4% 21.8% 14.2% 39.6% 16.3% 18.2% 25.9%  7.9% 20.4% 12.0%
Tennessee       7.0% 11.9% 11.4% 12.9%  8.4% 10.0% 17.0%  6.2% 16.7% 11.5%
California     44.1% 65.7% 21.7% 53.3% 48.5% 27.0% 18.6% 25.7% 13.8% 10.0%
Montana        46.0% -2.1%  4.1%  5.6% 14.2%  2.9% 13.3%  1.6% 12.9%  9.7%
Arkansas       11.3%  5.8%  5.1% -2.0% -6.5%  7.7% 18.9%  2.8% 13.7%  9.1%
Maryland       11.9% 12.5% 11.6% 28.6% 32.3% 26.5%  7.5% 13.4% 10.8%  9.0%
Oklahoma       22.4% 18.1% -2.5% -4.4%  4.3%  9.9% 18.2%  4.0%  9.7%  8.7%
================================================================================
                1920  1930  1940  1950  1960  1970  1980  1990  2000  2010
================================================================================
South Dakota    9.0%  8.8% -7.2%  1.5%  4.3% -2.2%  3.8%  0.8%  8.5%  7.9%
Minnesota      15.0%  7.4%  8.9%  6.8% 14.5% 11.5%  7.1%  7.3% 12.4%  7.8%
Alabama         9.8% 12.7%  7.1%  8.1%  6.7%  5.4% 13.1%  3.8% 10.1%  7.5%
Kentucky        5.5%  8.2%  8.8%  3.5%  3.2%  5.9% 13.7%  0.7%  9.7%  7.4%
Missouri        3.4%  6.6%  4.3%  4.5%  9.2%  8.3%  5.1%  4.1%  9.3%  7.0%
Nebraska        8.7%  6.3% -4.5%  0.7%  6.5%  5.1%  5.8%  0.5%  8.4%  6.7%
Indiana         8.5% 10.5%  5.8% 14.8% 18.5% 11.4%  5.7%  1.0%  9.7%  6.6%
New Hampshire   2.9%  5.0%  5.6%  8.5% 13.8% 21.5% 24.8% 20.5% 11.4%  6.5%
Kansas          4.6%  6.3% -4.3%  5.8% 14.3%  3.1%  5.2%  4.8%  8.5%  6.1%
Wisconsin      12.8% 11.7%  6.8%  9.5% 15.1% 11.8%  6.5%  4.0%  9.6%  6.0%
DC             32.2% 11.3% 36.2% 21.0% -4.8% -1.0%-15.6% -4.9% -5.7%  5.2%
Connecticut    23.9% 16.4%  6.4% 17.4% 26.3% 19.6%  2.5%  5.8%  3.6%  4.9%
North Dakota   12.1%  5.3% -5.7% -3.5%  2.1% -2.3%  5.7% -2.1%  0.5%  4.7%
New Jersey     24.4% 28.1%  2.9% 16.2% 25.5% 18.2%  2.7%  5.0%  8.9%  4.5%
Mississippi    -0.4% 12.2%  8.7% -0.2%  0.0%  1.8% 13.7%  2.1% 10.5%  4.3%
Maine           3.5%  3.8%  6.2%  7.9%  6.1%  2.4% 13.4%  9.2%  3.8%  4.2%
Iowa            8.1%  2.8%  2.7%  3.3%  5.2%  2.4%  3.2% -4.7%  5.4%  4.1%
Pennsylvania   13.8% 10.5%  2.8%  6.0%  7.8%  4.2%  0.6%  0.1%  3.4%  3.4%
================================================================================
                1920  1930  1940  1950  1960  1970  1980  1990  2000  2010
================================================================================
Illinois       15.0% 17.7%  3.5% 10.3% 15.7% 10.2%  2.8%  0.0%  8.6%  3.3%
Massachusetts  14.4% 10.3%  1.6%  8.7%  9.8% 10.5%  0.8%  4.9%  5.5%  3.1%
Vermont        -1.0%  2.0% -0.1%  5.2%  3.2% 14.0% 15.1% 10.0%  8.2%  2.8%
West Virginia  19.9% 18.1% 10.0%  5.4% -7.2% -6.2% 11.8% -8.0%  0.8%  2.5%
New York       14.0% 21.2%  7.1% 10.0% 13.2%  8.7% -3.7%  2.5%  5.5%  2.1%
Ohio           20.8% 15.4%  3.9% 15.0% 22.1%  9.7%  1.4%  0.5%  4.7%  1.6%
Louisiana       8.6% 16.9% 12.5% 13.5% 21.4% 11.8% 15.5%  0.3%  5.9%  1.4%
Rhode Island   11.4% 13.7%  3.8% 11.0%  8.5% 10.1%  0.0%  5.9%  4.5%  0.4%
Michigan       30.5% 32.0%  8.5% 21.2% 22.8% 13.4%  4.4%  0.4%  6.9% -0.6%
Puerto Rico    16.3% 18.8% 21.1% 18.3%  6.3% 15.4% 17.9% 10.2%  8.1% -2.2%
================================================================================

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau

To contact the reporter on this story: Kristy Scheuble in Washington at kmckeaney@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net

Bloomberg reserves the right to edit or remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.