Share this story
Close X
Switch to Desktop Site

Likely census result: 10 states gain, 8 lose

While it will not be known until late next month what shifts the 1980 census may cause in the House of Representatives, Census Bureau projections indicate eight states would lose representation and 10 would gain:

States expected to gain congressmen (and number gained): Florida +3 California +2 Texas +2 Arizona +1 Colorado +1 New Mexico +1 Oregon +1 Tennessee +1 Utah +1 Washington +1

About these ads

States expected to lose congressmen: New York -4 Illinois -2 Ohio -2 Pennsylvania -2 Massachusetts -1 Michigan -1 New Jersey -1 South Dakota -1

Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.