Special Report

Fastest Growing County in Every State

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16. Kansas: Pottawatomie County
> 2010-2017 population change: +10.0% (21,729 to 23,908)
> 2010-2017 population change, Kansas: +1.9% (2,858,403 to 2,913,123)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +940
> 2017 unemployment: 3.1% (Kansas: 3.6%)

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17. Kentucky: Scott County
> 2010-2017 population change: +15.9% (47,354 to 54,873)
> 2010-2017 population change, Kentucky: +2.4% (4,347,948 to 4,454,189)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +5,200
> 2017 unemployment: 3.7% (Kentucky: 4.9%)

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18. Louisiana: St. Bernard Parish
> 2010-2017 population change: +25.5% (36,823 to 46,202)
> 2010-2017 population change, Louisiana: +3.1% (4,544,871 to 4,684,333)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +7,807
> 2017 unemployment: 5.2% (Louisiana: 5.1%)

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19. Maine: Cumberland County
> 2010-2017 population change: +3.9% (281,435 to 292,500)
> 2010-2017 population change, Maine: +0.6% (1,327,568 to 1,335,907)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +9,322
> 2017 unemployment: 2.5% (Maine: 3.3%)

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20. Maryland: Howard County
> 2010-2017 population change: +11.3% (288,605 to 321,113)
> 2010-2017 population change, Maryland: +4.6% (5,788,099 to 6,052,177)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +20,323
> 2017 unemployment: 3.1% (Maryland: 4.1%)

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