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The Fastest Growing City in Each State

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6. Colorado
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Greeley
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +19.8% (+50,451)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Colorado: +11.1% (+559,125)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 2.6% (State: 3.0%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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7. Connecticut
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +3.3% (+30,172)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Connecticut: +0.2% (+8,013)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: N/A (State: 4.6%)
> Largest driver of growth: International migration

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8. Delaware
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Dover
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +8.5% (+13,851)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Delaware: +6.9% (+62,227)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 4.5% (State: 4.4%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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9. Florida
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: The Villages
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +32.8% (+30,886)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Florida: +11.3% (+2,137,939)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 5.5% (State: 3.9%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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10. Georgia
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Savannah
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +11.1% (+38,856)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Georgia: +7.4% (+716,683)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 4.1% (State: 4.5%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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