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This Is the State That Will Grow the Most by 2040

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5. Colorado
> Projected pop. change, 2020-2040: +31.7% (+1,849,548 people)
> 2020 population: 5,843,359 (20th highest)
> 2040 projected population: 7,692,907 (17th highest)

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4. Florida
> Projected pop. change, 2020-2040: +32.0% (+7,009,726 people)
> 2020 population: 21,877,257 (3rd highest)
> 2040 projected population: 28,886,983 (3rd highest)

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3. Utah
> Projected pop. change, 2020-2040: +34.1% (+1,103,770 people)
> 2020 population: 3,240,569 (21st lowest)
> 2040 projected population: 4,344,339 (22nd lowest)

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2. North Dakota
> Projected pop. change, 2020-2040: +34.3% (+271,054 people)
> 2020 population: 789,403 (4th lowest)
> 2040 projected population: 1,060,457 (6th lowest)

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1. Texas
> Projected pop. change, 2020-2040: +35.2% (+10,411,814 people)
> 2020 population: 29,604,099 (2nd highest)
> 2040 projected population: 40,015,913 (2nd highest)

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