The Fastest Growing City in Each State

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26. Montana
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Missoula
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +7.3% (+8,009)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Montana: +6.1% (+59,986)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 3.9% (State: 4.1%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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27. Nebraska
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Lincoln
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +9.4% (+28,539)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Nebraska: +4.9% (+90,120)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 2.4% (State: 2.8%)
> Largest driver of growth: Births

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28. Nevada
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +12.9% (+251,173)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Nevada: +10.9% (+295,242)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 5.2% (State: 4.9%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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29. New Hampshire
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Manchester-Nashua
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +2.2% (+8,659)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, New Hampshire: +2.0% (+26,095)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: N/A (State: 2.6%)
> Largest driver of growth: Births

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30. New Jersey
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Trenton
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +1.8% (+6,803)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, New Jersey: +2.3% (+201,936)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 3.9% (State: 4.6%)
> Largest driver of growth: International migration