Kansas population ranking slips; growth lagging other Midwest states


Kansas' population ranking has slipped two rungs since 2010 with the state gaining little ground in overall population growth while trailing other Midwestern states, new Census Bureau statistics show.

Kansas has grown by about 58,000 people — or just about 2 percent — since 2010, according to the latest census estimates released Wednesday.

The state's population — estimated at 2.9 million — now ranks 35th in overall population, down from 33rd in 2010, the estimates show.

The 2 percent population growth seen in . . .


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