The Fastest Growing City in Each State

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46. Virginia
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Harrisonburg
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +7.2% (+9,026)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Virginia: +5.5% (+444,814)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 3.2% (State: 3.5%)
> Largest driver of growth: International migration

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47. Washington
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Kennewick-Richland
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +13.6% (+34,743)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Washington: +9.9% (+664,357)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 5.6% (State: 4.7%)
> Largest driver of growth: Births

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48. West Virginia
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Morgantown
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +6.4% (+8,369)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, West Virginia: -2.1% (-38,458)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 4.1% (State: 5.4%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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49. Wisconsin
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Madison
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +7.9% (+47,652)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Wisconsin: +1.8% (+105,080)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 2.1% (State: 2.9%)
> Largest driver of growth: Births

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50. Wyoming
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Cheyenne
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +6.6% (+6,108)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Wyoming: +2.6% (+14,939)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 3.6% (State: 4.0%)
> Largest driver of growth: Births