2022 County Total Population Estimates Released

The U.S. Census Bureau released today estimates of the total population as of July 1, 2022 at the county level which include both county totals as well as components of population change: births, deaths, and migration.

The Pennsylvania State Data Center’s latest brief explores changes in total county population from the April 1, 2020 Estimates Base to the July 1, 2022 Population Estimate. Key highlights include:

  • Twenty-seven counties grew in population while forty declined
  • Cumberland County remained fastest growing county since 2020 (+3.5%)
  • Philadelphia (-36,541) and Allegheny (-17,332) counties saw largest losses

Click here to read more in this month’s brief.