New Census Data Shows Population Increase in Missouri

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According to new U.S. Census Bureau data, Missouri added 15,805 residents from July 2018 to July 2019, ranking it 19th among the 50 states for population growth. Missouri's figures included a natural population increase of 11,156, meaning there were that many more births than deaths. They also included a net migration of 4,793, including 5,503 international migrants to Missouri and domestic migration of -710. The Census Bureau said that 42 states and the District of Columbia had fewer births in 2019 than 2018, and that the nation's population grew by 0.5% during that period, to 328.2 million.

January 3, 2020 - 2:17pm

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