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This Is the State That Will Grow the Most by 2040

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40. New Mexico
> Projected pop. change, 2020-2040: +1.3% (+28,184 people)
> 2020 population: 2,099,134 (15th lowest)
> 2040 projected population: 2,127,318 (13th lowest)

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39. Wisconsin
> Projected pop. change, 2020-2040: +2.7% (+159,961 people)
> 2020 population: 5,837,176 (21st highest)
> 2040 projected population: 5,997,137 (23rd highest)

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38. Alabama
> Projected pop. change, 2020-2040: +3.0% (+145,518 people)
> 2020 population: 4,911,278 (24th highest)
> 2040 projected population: 5,056,796 (25th lowest)

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37. New Hampshire
> Projected pop. change, 2020-2040: +3.0% (+40,534 people)
> 2020 population: 1,352,917 (10th lowest)
> 2040 projected population: 1,393,451 (10th lowest)

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36. Missouri
> Projected pop. change, 2020-2040: +3.2% (+198,499 people)
> 2020 population: 6,161,471 (18th highest)
> 2040 projected population: 6,359,970 (21st highest)

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