ADVERTISEMENT

State Population Census Estimates: 2013 Births, Deaths, Migration Totals

The Census Bureau's annual state population estimates show shifts in population along with components of changes, such as births, deaths and migration totals.

North Dakota's population registered a 3.1 percent uptick between July 2012 and July 2013, the largest increase of any state. The state was followed by the District of Columbia (+2.1 percent), Utah (+1.6 percent) and Colorado (+1.5 percent) as the top population gainers.

The Census Bureau computes state population estimates using multiple data sets. Population estimates by state, current as of July of each year, include birth rates, death rates and estimates of residents migrating from one state to another. (For a more detailed explanation, refer to the Census Bureau's methodology here)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau Population Estimates Program

Related Readings
Waukegan, Ill., goes paperless

A culture change is happening. It’s been happening for a couple of decades now. Data is becoming more accessible through automation. But it’s not easy to make this transition.


As more governments recognize the power of cloud-based software to drive efficiency and streamline workflows, citizens are also seeing the positive effects of modern technology used in the public sector.


Why are some lawmakers calling each other ‘bastards’ and ‘bat shit crazy’? Because governors in a dozen states now face legislatures controlled by the other party. While some can reach compromises, policy fights and angry words are common.