Special Report

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

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South Carolina
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 7
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 10.7% — 10th largest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 5,118,425 — 23rd largest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 4,625,364 — 24th largest

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South Dakota
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 1
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 8.9% — 16th largest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 886,667 — 5th smallest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 814,180 — 5th smallest

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Tennessee
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 9
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 8.9% — 17th largest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 6,910,840 — 16th largest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 6,346,105 — 17th largest

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Utah
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 4
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 18.4% — the largest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 3,271,616 — 21st smallest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 2,763,885 — 17th smallest

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Vermont
> Number of representatives based on 2020 Census: 1
> Change from 2010 apportionment: 0
> Population change 2010-2020: 2.8% — 8th smallest increase
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2020 643,077 — 2nd smallest
> Resident population, Apr 1, 2010 625,741 — 2nd smallest