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The Fastest Growing City in Each State

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Kansas: Lawrence
> 2010-2018 pop. growth: 9.2% (state: 1.9%)
> Feb. 2019 unemployment: 3.3% (state: 3.4%)
> 2010-2017 job growth: 6.5% (state: 5.7%)
> Median household income: $55,646 (state: $56,422)

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Kentucky: Bowling Green
> 2010-2018 pop. growth: 11.4% (state: 2.8%)
> Feb. 2019 unemployment: 3.6% (state: 4.1%)
> 2010-2017 job growth: 30.0% (state: 9.5%)
> Median household income: $46,478 (state: $48,375)

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Louisiana: Hammond
> 2010-2018 pop. growth: 10.1% (state: 2.5%)
> Feb. 2019 unemployment: 5.5% (state: 4.9%)
> 2010-2017 job growth: 5.9% (state: 4.1%)
> Median household income: $44,861 (state: $46,145)

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Maine: Portland-South Portland
> 2010-2018 pop. growth: 4.2% (state: 0.8%)
> Feb. 2019 unemployment: 2.8% (state: 3.4%)
> 2010-2017 job growth: 8.9% (state: 5.4%)
> Median household income: $68,570 (state: $56,277)

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Maryland: Salisbury
> 2010-2018 pop. growth: 9.4% (state: 4.4%)
> Feb. 2019 unemployment: 4.5% (state: 3.7%)
> 2010-2017 job growth: 209.8% (state: 8.2%)
> Median household income: $59,273 (state: $80,776)

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