U.S. County Population Change Map: 2010-2012

NOTE: See our latest county population map for the most recent population estimates.

2012 U.S. County Population Map

The following map shows changes in county population, comparing 2012 estimates with 2010 Census counts. Click or mouse over a county to view detailed population data. Zoom out or pan the map to view population data for Alaska, Hawaii and other areas of the U.S.

Areas are shaded based on a county's percentage population change.

2010-2012 Estimated Population Change
  < -2%   > -2%   > 0%   > 2%

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Rural populations are shrinking as Americans migrate to cities and suburbs. As a result, rural areas are mobilizing to grow and convince residents to stay.

Regions in the southwest, Colorado and Florida added the most residents in 2011.