Arizona is No. 4 for pandemic population growth
By: AZ Big Media
The great migration during the pandemic saw big cities and pricey states lose population, while suburbs and budget-friendly locales rolled out the welcome mat. Arizona saw its population grow significantly during the pandemic.
Did you move during the pandemic? You’re not alone. But where did everyone go? Did everyone really leave the coasts (ahem, New York and California)?
We looked at the latest US Census release on population, the first to consider population at the beginning of the pandemic (April 1, 2020) and again well into it (July 1, 2021), to see which states had the most population movement — in both directions.