Dallas County Ranked 5th Fastest Growing County in US

Dallas County Ranked 5th Fastest Growing County in US

"Consistent growth shows that the area is healthy and continues to be robust".

In December, the U.S. Census Bureau reported IL had the steepest population decline in the country a year ago, losing 114,144 residents between July 2015 and July 2016.

The Census does an actual count of all people every 10 years; in between, it provides estimates, which it maintains were very accurate between 2000 and 2010. Austin skipped past two OH metros, Cleveland and Columbus, to claim the No. 31 spot. But the Fort Wayne area and southern Indiana's counties near Louisville, Kentucky, also are seeing significant growth. Brooklyn came in a close second, up 4.97 percent.

The Census Bureau, which takes a count of the USA population and gathers other information every 10 years, also makes annual estimates of the populations of states, counties and cities in the U.S. "We are now experiencing more than $1 billion in medical expansion, and we are one year into the medical school program at Arkansas State University".

Census estimates released today show Morgan County and its neighbors continued to lose people during the past year, keeping alive a general decline in population since 2010. "Fewer people are leaving compared to people coming in".

While many parts of IN lost population previous year, Indianapolis and some other metro counties saw gains.

Outside the city, Rockland, Saratoga and Tompkins counties saw the largest population increases.

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Duval County added more people past year than did 29 states, according to new Census Bureau data that show how the pace of Jacksonville's growth has quickened.

Among metropolitan areas, the Las Vegas Valley ranked as the nation's 14th fastest-growing by number and 25th fastest-growing by percentage.

Another population-loser was Montgomery County; 1,082 people moved out between 2010 and 2016, dropping the county below the 50,000 mark. Of the 100 counties of at least 10,000 residents that had the fastest growth rates from July 2015 to July 2016, 93 voted for President Donald Trump in November.

"Between 2015 and 2016, Maricopa County was the fastest-growing county in the nation by numeric change".

As of July, 11,386 residents were added to the county's tally, down slightly from the more than 12,000 added the year before.

To combat concerns about declining populations, county leaders are looking toward expanding their housing options and hoping that thousands of available jobs will attract families to the area. As he drives from east to west, he can literally see the economy sagging further and further, and the population growing more sparse. But they still posted respectable population gains, with Travis at 2.1 percent and Caldwell at 1.8 percent.