TIL The mean center of population for the USA has slowly migrated from the eastern coast to present-day Missouri

Read more: https://www.census.gov/library/visualizations/2020/geo/center-of-population-1790-2020.html

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  1. It used to be that most immigration was through New York and many people settled along the East Coast. Now you have a lot more Asian and Central American immigration and they settle in the Southwest and the Pacific states.

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