The Pa. Counties That Lost and Gained the Most Population in the Last 10 Years, Ranked

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Data released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that Pennsylvania’s population grew by a sluggish 2.4% between 2010 and 2020.

(Photo: Greene County is one of 44 Pennsylvania counties that lost population between 2010 and 2020. Photo Credit: Shane Dunlap/For Spotlight PA .)

Byline: Sarah Anne Hughes of Spotlight PA

Among the state’s 67 counties, the population in 44 declined during that decade-long span, with rural counties in the western and northern parts of Pennsylvania hit hardest. Counties in southeast and south-central Pennsylvania were among the top gainers.

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