“two trends are really at work here. One is a large wave of retirements from baby boomers, so moving out of the working age cohort to the retiree cohort. And the second one is declining fertility rates.”
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Pennsylvania’s population shrank by .20% during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Once state-appointed experts have combed through the new detailed population counts from last year’s census, lawmakers will have what they need to officially start the once-a-decade process.
Data released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that Pennsylvania’s population grew by 2.4% between 2010 and 2020.
The state has become one of the most important presidential battlegrounds but will have one fewer electoral vote to offer candidates in the next election.