Redistricting

The Pa. counties that lost and gained the most population in the last 10 years, ranked

by Sarah Anne Hughes of Spotlight PA |

More than 40 counties in the west, central, and northern parts of the state saw declines in population, while the southeast continued to grow.
Shane Dunlap / For Spotlight PA

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HARRISBURG — Data released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that Pennsylvania’s population grew by a sluggish 2.4% between 2010 and 2020.

Among the state’s 67 counties, the population in 44 declined during that decade-long span, with rural counties in the western and northern parts of Pennsylvania hit hardest. Counties in southeast and south-central Pennsylvania were among the top gainers.

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