Pennsylvania's population increases slightly
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Pennsylvania experienced modest population growth in the past year, adding 19,588 people, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today.
The bureau estimated the state's population as of July 1 at 12,763,536 residents, an increase of 0.2 percent from the year before. The 10 fastest-growing states all had gains of more than 1.0 percent, led by North Dakota, with a 2.17 percent increase.
Pennsylvania remains the nation's sixth-largest state.
First Published December 20, 2012 12:24 pm