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By LuAnn Schindler

State population growth mirrors nation percentages


April 29, 2021

Nebraska will retain three congressional seats, based on official 2020 U.S. Census data released Monday for purposes of congressional apportionment.

The state’s population grew by 7.4%, with 1,961,504 people residing in the Cornhusker State.

That number is up from 1,826,341 from the 2010 census.

Landing as the 37th largest state, Nebraska’s growth rate was on track with national trends.

The U.S. Census Bureau announced the 2020 Census shows resident population of the United States on April 1, 2020, was 331,449,281.

The U.S. resident population represents the total number of people livin...

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