Special Report

How Every State’s Population Changed in the Last Year

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45. Louisiana
> July 2018 – July 2019 pop. change: -0.2% (-10,896)
> Population, July 2019: 4.6 million (25th largest)
> 2017-2018 employment change: +4,847 (+0.2% – 10th lowest)
> 2018 unemployment: 4.9% (3rd highest)
> 2018 median home value: $167,300 (14th lowest)

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44. Connecticut
> July 2018 – July 2019 pop. change: -0.2% (-6,233)
> Population, July 2019: 3.6 million (22nd smallest)
> 2017-2018 employment change: +19,564 (+1.1% – 23rd highest)
> 2018 unemployment: 4.1% (15th highest)
> 2018 median home value: $277,400 (13th highest)

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43. Mississippi
> July 2018 – July 2019 pop. change: -0.2% (-4,871)
> Population, July 2019: 3.0 million (17th smallest)
> 2017-2018 employment change: -306 (+0.0% – 6th lowest)
> 2018 unemployment: 4.8% (5th highest)
> 2018 median home value: $123,300 (2nd lowest)

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42. Vermont
> July 2018 – July 2019 pop. change: -0.1% (-369)
> Population, July 2019: 623,989 (2nd smallest)
> 2017-2018 employment change: +983 (+0.3% – 12th lowest)
> 2018 unemployment: 2.7% (5th lowest)
> 2018 median home value: $233,100 (21st highest)

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41. New Jersey
> July 2018 – July 2019 pop. change: +0.0% (-3,835)
> Population, July 2019: 8.9 million (11th largest)
> 2017-2018 employment change: -7,968 (-0.2% – 5th lowest)
> 2018 unemployment: 4.1% (15th highest)
> 2018 median home value: $344,000 (6th highest)

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