“Domestic migration drove change in the two fastest-growing states, Idaho and Nevada, while an excess of births over deaths played a major part in the growth of the third fastest-growing state, Utah,” said Luke Rogers, chief of the population estimates branch.
Overall, the southern and western regions led America’s population growth. In 2017, 38 percent of the nation’s population were in the South and 23.8 percent lived in the West.
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