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In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, traffic travels into downtown Boise, Idaho. (Charlie Litchfield/AP)
In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, traffic travels into downtown Boise, Idaho. (Charlie Litchfield/AP)
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New data from the U.S. Census Bureau show Idaho saw a 2.2 percent jump in population between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017. Three other Western states saw similar growth during that period: Nevada, Utah and Washington.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson takes a look at the changing demographics of the United States with U.S. Census statistician Molly Cromwell.

This segment aired on December 21, 2017.

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