Special Report

The Fastest Growing City In Each State

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Massachusetts: Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
> 2010-2020 pop. growth: 7.2% (state: 5.3%)
> May 2021 unemployment: 5.9% (state: 5.0%)
> 2010-2020 employment growth: 5.8% (state: 4.5%)
> Median household income: $94,430 (state: $85,843)

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Michigan: Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI
> 2010-2020 pop. growth: 8.8% (state: 0.8%)
> May 2021 unemployment: 4.4% (state: 5.0%)
> 2010-2020 employment growth: 14.7% (state: 4.3%)
> Median household income: $65,739 (state: $59,584)

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Minnesota: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
> 2010-2020 pop. growth: 9.7% (state: 6.7%)
> May 2021 unemployment: 4.0% (state: 4.0%)
> 2010-2020 employment growth: 7.8% (state: 5.2%)
> Median household income: $83,698 (state: $74,593)

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Mississippi: Gulfport-Biloxi, MS
> 2010-2020 pop. growth: 7.8% (state: 0.0%)
> May 2021 unemployment: 6.4% (state: 6.1%)
> 2010-2020 employment growth: -3.7% (state: 1.5%)
> Median household income: $50,642 (state: $45,792)

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Missouri: Columbia, MO
> 2010-2020 pop. growth: 10.3% (state: 2.7%)
> May 2021 unemployment: 3.0% (state: 4.2%)
> 2010-2020 employment growth: 6.9% (state: 3.9%)
> Median household income: $57,359 (state: $57,409)