2010 Census Results: The Winners and Losers

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke makes a 2010 Census presentation.

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The future of several government services depends on this day — and the results are in. (Via Swampland)

The United States Census released its findings on Tuesday, detailing changes in our country’s makeup over the past 10 years. After eight months of sorting through forms turned in by U.S. residents, the survey shows that the number of human beings living on American soil rose 9.7% to 308,745,538 people. That marks the slowest rate of population growth since the Great Depression.

Outside of the overarching national totals, the individual state results are the ones that hold political ramifications. How many Congressional seats are changing hands? Head over to Swampland for all the details on the switches in Washington.

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