Rural counties lost population since the 2010 census, making it likely they will lose political clout in most states once new data is released Aug. 12 and states draw new legislative and congressional district lines. This map is based on U.S. Census Bureau estimates for the period between census 2010 and April 2020. It uses county rural/urban categories developed by the Pew Research Center in 2018.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau estimates, Pew Research Center county categories