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31 States Where Population Has Gone Up Since the Pandemic

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21. Indiana
> 1-year change in population: 0.3%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 6,785,644
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 6,805,985
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 9,046.00

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20. Alabama
> 1-year change in population: 0.3%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 5,024,803
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 5,039,877
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 8,848.57

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19. Arkansas
> 1-year change in population: 0.5%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 3,012,232
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 3,025,891
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 4,982.57

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18. Vermont
> 1-year change in population: 0.5%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 642,495
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 645,570
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 646.57

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17. Colorado
> 1-year change in population: 0.5%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 5,784,308
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 5,812,069
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 6,424.29

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