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31 States Where Population Has Gone Up Since the Pandemic

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31. Wisconsin
> 1-year change in population: 0.1%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 5,892,323
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 5,895,908
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 6,602.29

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30. Oregon
> 1-year change in population: 0.1%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 4,241,544
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 4,246,155
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 6,229.43

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29. Nebraska
> 1-year change in population: 0.1%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 1,961,455
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 1,963,692
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 2,263.71

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28. Virginia
> 1-year change in population: 0.1%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 8,632,044
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 8,642,274
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 8,530.14

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27. Kentucky
> 1-year change in population: 0.1%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 4,503,958
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 4,509,394
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 10,786.71

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