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Fastest Growing County in Every State

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21. Massachusetts: Suffolk County
> Largest place in county: Boston
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +11.8% (722,190 to 807,252)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Massachusetts: +5.4% (6.5 million to 6.9 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +46,489
> 2018 unemployment: 3.0% (state: 3.3%)

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22. Michigan: Ottawa County
> Largest place in county: Holland
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +10.1% (263,795 to 290,494)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Michigan: +1.1% (9.9 million to 10.0 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +14,031
> 2018 unemployment: 2.8% (state: 4.1%)

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23. Minnesota: Carver County
> Largest place in county: Chaska
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +13.7% (91,086 to 103,551)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Minnesota: +5.8% (5.3 million to 5.6 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +6,855
> 2018 unemployment: 2.5% (state: 2.9%)

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24. Mississippi: Lafayette County
> Largest place in county: Oxford
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +15.7% (47,359 to 54,793)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Mississippi: +0.6% (3.0 million to 3.0 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +5,897
> 2018 unemployment: 3.9% (state: 4.8%)

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25. Missouri: Platte County
> Largest place in county: Kansas City
> 2010-2018 pop. change: +15.3% (89,325 to 102,985)
> 2010-2018 pop. change, Missouri: +2.3% (6.0 million to 6.1 million)
> 2010-2018 pop. change due to migration: +9,171
> 2018 unemployment: 2.6% (state: 3.2%)

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