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Census - Decennial

Statistical and demographic information from U.S. Decennial Censuses, with a focus on Connecticut. This does not include information on individuals found in the U.S. Census Schedules

Apportionment - Connecticut

Apportionment - U.S. Census

Map of apportionment of U.S. House based on 2010 Census



Apportionment of the U.S. House of Representative…

based on the 2010 Census

Apportionment

According to U.S. Census Bureau "Apportionment is one of the most important functions of the decennial census. Apportionment measures the population so that seats in the U.S. House of Representatives can be correctly apportioned among the states. Until the middle of the twentieth century, Congress enacted new apportionment legislation following almost every census."

The 1960 U.S. Census resulted in reapportionment of Connecticut's State legislature.  In 2001, the Reapportionment Commission created five Congressional districts due to national population shifts identified in the 2000 census.