New York, California and several other Democratic states lost the most residents in 2023, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The bureau’s report, released earlier this week, said eight states—all but one of them run by Democratic governors—recorded a fall in their population this year.
New York lost the most residents—101,984—followed by California with 75,423, according to Vintage 2023 population estimates.
llinois had 32,826 residents leave, Louisiana lost 14,274, and Pennsylvania lost 10,408. Three other states saw smaller population declines: Oregon lost 6,021 people, Hawaii lost 4,261, and West Virginia—the only one of the eight states with a Republican governor—lost 3,964 people.
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