Special Report

Fastest Growing County in Every State

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41. South Dakota: Lincoln County
> 2010-2017 population change: +25.4% (45,186 to 56,664)
> 2010-2017 population change, South Dakota: +6.5% (816,227 to 869,666)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +7,565
> 2017 unemployment: 2.5% (South Dakota: 3.3%)

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42. Tennessee: Williamson County
> 2010-2017 population change: +22.9% (184,130 to 226,257)
> 2010-2017 population change, Tennessee: +5.7% (6,355,882 to 6,715,984)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +35,034
> 2017 unemployment: 2.7% (Tennessee: 3.7%)

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43. Texas: Hays County
> 2010-2017 population change: +35.6% (158,203 to 214,485)
> 2010-2017 population change, Texas: +12.1% (25,241,648 to 28,304,596)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +46,658
> 2017 unemployment: 3.1% (Texas: 4.3%)

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44. Utah: Wasatch County
> 2010-2017 population change: +35.8% (23,644 to 32,106)
> 2010-2017 population change, Utah: +11.8% (2,775,260 to 3,101,833)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +6,396
> 2017 unemployment: 3.3% (Utah: 3.2%)

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45. Vermont: Chittenden County
> 2010-2017 population change: +3.6% (156,752 to 162,372)
> 2010-2017 population change, Vermont: -0.3% (625,842 to 623,657)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +2,158
> 2017 unemployment: 2.3% (Vermont: 3.0%)

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