State population continues slow growth this year
Posted By: Jenn Hatcher
The U.S. Census Bureau released new estimates Tuesday showing that
The state’s population was roughly 0.7 percent higher than the July 2013 estimate of 1.87 million.
The nationwide population grew at a similar rate to 318.9 million this year, but states in the South and West grew at a more brisk pace above 1 percent.
David Drozd, research coordinator for the
Based on the 2014 population estimates and various growth assumptions, the Center for Public Affairs Research does not believe