Mississippi 1 of 10 to lose population

By CHARLIE SMITH,

The South’s population grew faster than any other region from 2018 to 2019, census estimates released last week show, driven by migration from colder, more expensive Northern states.

The region’s population as a group increased 0.8%: Alabama 0.2%, Tennessee 0.8%, Florida, 1.1%, Georgia 1.0% and so on.

 
 
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