Special Report

Fastest Growing County in Every State

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21. Massachusetts: Nantucket County
> 2010-2017 population change: +10.5% (10,164 to 11,229)
> 2010-2017 population change, Massachusetts: +4.5% (6,564,943 to 6,859,819)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +425
> 2017 unemployment: 4.4% (Massachusetts: 3.7%)

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22. Michigan: Ottawa County
> 2010-2017 population change: +8.4% (264,096 to 286,383)
> 2010-2017 population change, Michigan: +0.9% (9,876,731 to 9,962,311)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +11,307
> 2017 unemployment: 3.3% (Michigan: 4.6%)

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23. Minnesota: Scott County
> 2010-2017 population change: +11.7% (130,502 to 145,827)
> 2010-2017 population change, Minnesota: +5.0% (5,310,711 to 5,576,606)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +6,636
> 2017 unemployment: 2.9% (Minnesota: 3.5%)

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24. Mississippi: Lafayette County
> 2010-2017 population change: +14.3% (47,566 to 54,374)
> 2010-2017 population change, Mississippi: +0.5% (2,970,437 to 2,984,100)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +5,560
> 2017 unemployment: 4.2% (Mississippi: 5.1%)

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25. Missouri: Platte County
> 2010-2017 population change: +12.8% (89,685 to 101,187)
> 2010-2017 population change, Missouri: +2.0% (5,995,681 to 6,113,532)
> 2010-2017 pop. change due to migration: +7,949
> 2017 unemployment: 3.2% (Missouri: 3.8%)

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