The Fastest Growing City in Each State

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31. Santa Fe, New Mexico
> Population (2016): 148,651
> Population chg. (2011-2016): +2.3% (NM: +0.2%)
> Jobs added (2011-2016): 2,000 (+3.2%)
> Unemployment: 5.4% (NM: 6.8%)
> Largest driver of growth: Natural change

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32. Ithaca, New York
> Population (2016): 104,871
> Population chg. (2011-2016): +2.7% (NY: +1.2%)
> Jobs added (2011-2016): 4,400 (+7.7%)
> Unemployment: 3.9% (NY: 4.4%)
> Largest driver of growth: International migration

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33. Raleigh, North Carolina
> Population (2016): 1,302,946
> Population chg. (2011-2016): +12.0% (NC: +5.1%)
> Jobs added (2011-2016): 92,800 (+18.3%)
> Unemployment: 4.2% (NC: 5.1%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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34. Bismarck, North Dakota
> Population (2016): 131,635
> Population chg. (2011-2016): +12.1% (ND: +10.6%)
> Jobs added (2011-2016): 7,600 (+11.4%)
> Unemployment: 2.8% (ND: 2.9%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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35. Columbus, Ohio
> Population (2016): 2,041,520
> Population chg. (2011-2016): +6.0% (OH: +0.6%)
> Jobs added (2011-2016): 125,400 (+13.4%)
> Unemployment: 4.2% (OH: 5.1%)
> Largest driver of growth: Natural change