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15 States Americans Don't Want To Live In Anymore

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21. The Nitty-Gritty About Louisiana
Louisiana's state nickname is the Pelican State. There's even a pelican on the flag. And along with all the pelicans, there's about 4.6 million people living in Louisiana. In terms of population, it's right in the middle, at the 24th spot. Size-wise it's also relatively middle of the pack at No. 31. And, while Louisiana wasn't in the top 10 for outbound moves in 2018, it ranked No. 5 in the 2019 reports.