Population grows locally, across California for first time since 2020

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After three years of gradual population loss in California, the state has experienced a small rebound.

According to a report released on April 30 by the California Department of Finance (DOF), California’s population increased by roughly 67,000 people last year to 39,128,162. In total, 254 jurisdictions gained population while 283 lost population. Of the counties that saw population growth were Stanislaus and Merced. Each city in Stanislaus County had a rise in residents while Merced County only had one city (Gustine) lose population.

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