The Fastest Growing City in Each State

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31. New Mexico
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Santa Fe
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +2.9% (+4,227)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, New Mexico: +1.1% (+23,463)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 4.5% (State: 5.8%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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32. New York
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: New York-Newark-Jersey City
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +3.7% (+717,962)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, New York: +2.3% (+444,214)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 4.2% (State: 4.6%)
> Largest driver of growth: International migration

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33. North Carolina
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Raleigh
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +17.4% (+197,686)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, North Carolina: +7.3% (+699,172)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 3.8% (State: 4.5%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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34. North Dakota
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Fargo
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +15.3% (+32,006)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, North Dakota: +12.0% (+80,875)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 2.4% (State: 2.6%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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35. Ohio
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Columbus
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +9.0% (+172,360)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Ohio: +1.0% (+119,327)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 3.4% (State: 4.5%)
> Largest driver of growth: Births