Census Estimates Show Pennsylvania Losing Population 

The U.S. Census Bureau released 2023 population estimates that found population trends returning to pre-pandemic norms as the number of annual deaths decreased and migration patterns reverted to pre-2020 patterns. While 42 states had an increase in population in 2023, eight states saw their population fall. Pennsylvania lost 10,408 residents and the northeast collectively lost 43,330 less than a quarter of the 2022 loss. In comparison, California lost 75,423 and Illinois lost 32,826, while Texas added 473,453 and Florida gained 365,205 residents. South Carolina and Florida are the fastest-growing states in the country. Data suggests that people are leaving high tax states. Click here for more. PA is on track to lose 1 additional congressional seat. 

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