Special Report

Fastest Growing County in Every State

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1. Alabama: Baldwin County
> Largest place in county: Daphne
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +19.6% (182,264 to 218,022)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Alabama: +2.3% (4.8 million to 4.9 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +33,655
> 2018 unemployment: 3.6% (state: 3.9%)

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2. Alaska: Matanuska-Susitna Borough
> Largest place in county: Knik-Fairview
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +20.9% (88,992 to 107,610)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Alaska: +3.8% (710,249 to 737,438)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +11,350
> 2018 unemployment: 7.6% (state: 6.6%)

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3. Arizona: Pinal County
> Largest place in county: Casa Grande
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +19.0% (375,768 to 447,138)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Arizona: +12.2% (6.4 million to 7.2 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +55,586
> 2018 unemployment: 5.0% (state: 4.8%)

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4. Arkansas: Benton County
> Largest place in county: Rogers
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +23.2% (221,351 to 272,608)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Arkansas: +3.4% (2.9 million to 3.0 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +36,225
> 2018 unemployment: 2.9% (state: 3.7%)

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5. California: Placer County
> Largest place in county: Roseville
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +12.8% (348,503 to 393,149)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, California: +6.2% (37.3 million to 39.6 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +38,736
> 2018 unemployment: 3.2% (state: 4.2%)

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