The Fastest Growing City in Each State

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36. Oklahoma
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Oklahoma City
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +10.0% (+125,994)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Oklahoma: +4.6% (+171,335)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 3.5% (State: 4.1%)
> Largest driver of growth: Births

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37. Oregon
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Bend-Redmond
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +18.5% (+29,135)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Oregon: +8.0% (+305,703)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 4.3% (State: 4.1%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration

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38. Pennsylvania
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: State College
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +5.4% (+8,380)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Pennsylvania: +0.7% (+94,474)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 3.7% (State: 4.8%)
> Largest driver of growth: International migration

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39. Rhode Island
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Providence-Warwick
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +1.2% (+18,771)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, Rhode Island: +0.6% (+6,470)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: N/A (State: 4.5%)
> Largest driver of growth: International migration

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40. South Carolina
> Fastest-growing metropolitan area: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach
> 2010-2017 pop. growth: +22.6% (+85,659)
> 2010-2017 pop. growth, South Carolina: +8.4% (+388,535)
> Feb. 2018 unemployment: 5.1% (State: 4.4%)
> Largest driver of growth: Domestic migration