Iowa keeps 4 House seats
Census data shows state's population increased 4.7 percent during last decade
April 29, 2021
For at least the next decade, Iowa will retain four seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Data released this week from the U.S. Census Bureau showed Iowa was one of 38 states that didn't gain or lose U.S. House representation following the most recent decennial population count. Colorado, Florida, Montana, North Carolina and Oregon gained one seat apiece, while Texas gained two. California, Illinois, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia each lost a seat.
According to census data, Iowa's population increased 4.7 percent in the last decade to 3,190,369 people. Among...