Thursday, December 23, 2010


PeopleThe 2010 US Census results are in. The official population of the US (as of 1 April) reached 308,745,538, an increase of 9.7% since 2000, though this is the slowest growth rate since the Great Depression.

12 seats in the House of Representatives will move, with Texas the biggest winner, gaining four seats, bringing its delegation up to 36 seats. Florida gained two seats. Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Georgia, Washington and South Carolina will each gain a single seat.

New York and Ohio will lose two seats each. Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Iowa, and Michigan will each lose a seat.

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