Even with the drop, Maine’s population of 1,329,328 is about a thousand more than it was five years ago.
The Nutmeg State’s loss of 3,876 people was mostly a result of people moving away.
Illinois’s population shrank by more than 22,000 people, 10,488 from Cook County alone.
As in Maine, more people are dying than being born in the Mountain State; its current population is 1,844,128.
The island’s population shrank by 60,706 people amid its financial struggles, overwhelmingly from migration.
This appears in the July 04, 2016 issue of TIME.
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