Special Report

This State Had the Biggest Population Drop in the Past 10 Years

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47. Washington
> Pct. change in population, 2010-2020: +14.3%
> Resident population, July 1, 2010: 6,742,830
> Resident population, April 1, 2020: 7,705,281

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48. West Virginia
> Pct. change in population, 2010-2020: -3.3%
> Resident population, July 1, 2010: 1,854,239
> Resident population, April 1, 2020: 1,793,716

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49. Wisconsin
> Pct. change in population, 2010-2020: +3.6%
> Resident population, July 1, 2010: 5,690,475
> Resident population, April 1, 2020: 5,893,718

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50. Wyoming
> Pct. change in population, 2010-2020: +2.2%
> Resident population, July 1, 2010: 564,487
> Resident population, April 1, 2020: 576,851