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Fastest Growing County in Every State

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16. Kansas: Pottawatomie County
> Largest place in county: Wamego
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +12.4% (21,608 to 24,277)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Kansas: +2.0% (2.9 million to 2.9 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +1,048
> 2018 unemployment: 2.8% (state: 3.4%)

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17. Kentucky: Scott County
> Largest place in county: Georgetown
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +19.0% (47,102 to 56,031)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Kentucky: +3.0% (4.3 million to 4.5 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +6,260
> 2018 unemployment: 3.3% (state: 4.3%)

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18. Louisiana: St. Bernard Parish
> Largest place in county: Chalmette
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +30.2% (35,897 to 46,721)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Louisiana: +2.8% (4.5 million to 4.7 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +8,153
> 2018 unemployment: 5.0% (state: 4.9%)

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19. Maine: York County
> Largest place in county: Biddeford
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +4.6% (197,140 to 206,229)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Maine: +0.8% (1.3 million to 1.3 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +9,412
> 2018 unemployment: 3.0% (state: 3.4%)

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20. Maryland: Howard County
> Largest place in county: Columbia
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +12.6% (287,123 to 323,196)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Maryland: +4.7% (5.8 million to 6.0 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +20,553
> 2018 unemployment: 3.0% (state: 3.9%)

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