Special Report

The Fastest Growing City in Each State

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6. Greeley, Colorado
> Population (2016): 294,932
> Population chg. (2011-2016): +14.0% (CO: +8.2%)
> Jobs added (2011-2016): 16,700 (+20.7%)
> Unemployment: 2.9% (CO: 2.9%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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7. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
> Population (2016): 944,177
> Population chg. (2011-2016): +1.6% (CT: -0.4%)
> Jobs added (2011-2016): 18,600 (+4.7%)
> Unemployment: 5.1% (CT: 4.7%)
> Largest driver of growth: International migration

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8. Dover, Delaware
> Population (2016): 174,827
> Population chg. (2011-2016): +5.8% (DE: +4.9%)
> Jobs added (2011-2016): 5,400 (+8.6%)
> Unemployment: 4.8% (DE: 4.5%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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9. The Villages, Florida
> Population (2016): 123,996
> Population chg. (2011-2016): +25.8% (FL: +7.9%)
> Jobs added (2011-2016): 5,300 (+25.1%)
> Unemployment: 7.0% (FL: 5.0%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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10. Savannah, Georgia
> Population (2016): 384,024
> Population chg. (2011-2016): +7.9% (GA: +5.1%)
> Jobs added (2011-2016): 23,800 (+15.6%)
> Unemployment: 4.8% (GA: 5.3%)
> Largest driver of growth: Natural change