Special Report

Fastest Growing County in Every State

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1. Alabama: Baldwin County
> 2010-2017 population change: +16.1% (183,110 to 212,628)
> 2010-2017 population change, Alabama: +1.9% (4,785,579 to 4,874,747)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +28,263
> 2017 unemployment: 4.0% (Alabama: 4.4%)

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2. Alaska: Matanuska-Susitna Borough
> 2010-2017 population change: +18.7% (89,738 to 106,532)
> 2010-2017 population change, Alaska: +3.6% (714,015 to 739,795)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +11,098
> 2017 unemployment: 8.7% (Alaska: 7.2%)

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3. Arizona: Pinal County
> 2010-2017 population change: +13.4% (379,504 to 430,237)
> 2010-2017 population change, Arizona: +9.5% (6,407,002 to 7,016,270)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +40,019
> 2017 unemployment: 5.0% (Arizona: 4.9%)

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4. Arkansas: Benton County
> 2010-2017 population change: +19.7% (222,558 to 266,300)
> 2010-2017 population change, Arkansas: +2.8% (2,921,737 to 3,004,279)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +31,685
> 2017 unemployment: 2.9% (Arkansas: 3.7%)

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5. California: Placer County
> 2010-2017 population change: +10.3% (350,034 to 386,166)
> 2010-2017 population change, California: +5.9% (37,327,690 to 39,536,653)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +32,136
> 2017 unemployment: 3.8% (California: 4.8%)

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