Special Report

These Are The States That Gained (and Lost) the Most Congressional Seats

Source: SeanPavonePhoto / Getty Images

New Jersey
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 12
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 5.7% — 23rd smallest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 9,288,994 — 11th largest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 8,791,894 — 11th largest

Source: ferrantraite / Getty Images

New Mexico
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 3
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 2.8% — 10th smallest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 2,117,522 — 15th smallest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 2,059,179 — 15th smallest

Source: DenisTangneyJr / Getty Images

North Dakota
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 1
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 15.8% — 4th largest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 779,094 — 4th smallest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 672,591 — 3rd smallest

Source: Majestic_Aerials / Getty Images

Oklahoma
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 5
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 5.5% — 22nd smallest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 3,959,353 — 23rd smallest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 3,751,351 — 23rd smallest

Source: SeanPavonePhoto / Getty Images

Rhode Island
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 2
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 4.3% — 17th smallest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 1,097,379 — 8th smallest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 1,052,567 — 8th smallest