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31 States Where Population Has Gone Up Since the Pandemic

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16. Oklahoma
> 1-year change in population: 0.6%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 3,962,031
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 3,986,639
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 8,067.86

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15. Georgia
> 1-year change in population: 0.7%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 10,725,800
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 10,799,566
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 13,655.86

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14. Maine
> 1-year change in population: 0.7%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 1,362,280
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 1,372,247
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 1,040.71

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13. Tennessee
> 1-year change in population: 0.8%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 6,920,119
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 6,975,218
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 13,113.57

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12. New Hampshire
> 1-year change in population: 0.8%
> Population estimate (July 1, 2020) 1,377,848
> Population estimate (July 1, 2021) 1,388,992
> Avg. new COVID cases, past 7 days 1,673.71

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