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Census 2010 Population Results for New England
2000 - 2010
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The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, has released state population figures for 2010. The population increased in all of the New England states between 2000 and 2010. Rhode Island gained 4,248 residents over the 2000’s. The number of Rhode Island residents grew from 1,048,319 in 2000 to 1,052,567 in 2010. The State’s growth rate of 0.4 percent was the second lowest in the country, trailing only Michigan, which lost 0.6 percent of its population over the decade.

New Hampshire was the fastest-growing New England state, climbing 6.5 percent to 1.3 million residents. Connecticut grew by 4.9 percent to 3.6 million residents and Maine increased by 4.2 percent to 1.3 million. The nation, as a whole, grew by 9.7 percent to 308.7 million between 2000 and 2010.
Area 2010 Census
Population
2000 Census
Population
Change 2000-2010
     Net Percent
Connecticut 3,574,097 3,405,565 168,532 4.9%
Maine 1,328,361 1,274,923 53,438 4.2%
Massachusetts 6,547,629 6,349,097 198,532 3.1%
New Hampshire 1,316,470 1,235,786 80,684 6.5%
Rhode Island 1,052,567 1,048,319 4,248 0.4%
Vermont 625,741 608,827 16,914 2.8%
         
New England 14,444,865 13,922,517 522,348 3.8%
United States 308,745,538 281,421,906 27,323,632 9.7%
Source: US Bureau of the Census, 2010 Census Census Home


 
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