Special Report

This Is the City in Every State Where COVID-19 Is Growing the Fastest

Source: EunikaSopotnicka / Getty Images

South Dakota: Rapid City
Avg. new daily cases in Rapid City in week ending April 5: 2.9 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Rapid City in week ending March 29: 4.7 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Rapid City as of April 5: 39,659 (28,654.9 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Rapid City: 13.8% (April 2020)
Rapid City population: 138,402 (22.2 people per sq. mi.)

These are all the counties in South Dakota where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

Source: BOB WESTON / Getty Images

Tennessee: Jackson
Avg. new daily cases in Jackson in week ending April 5: 8.5 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Jackson in week ending March 29: 10.2 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Jackson as of April 5: 58,249 (32,643.1 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Jackson: 14.0% (April 2020)
Jackson population: 178,442 (104.3 people per sq. mi.)

These are all the counties in Tennessee where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

Source: DenisTangneyJr / iStock via Getty Images

Texas: Midland
Avg. new daily cases in Midland in week ending April 5: 37.3 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Midland in week ending March 29: 49.7 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Midland as of April 5: 41,104 (23,648.0 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Midland: 12.8% (May 2020)
Midland population: 173,816 (95.8 people per sq. mi.)

These are all the counties in Texas where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

Source: 4kodiak / Getty Images

Utah: Salt Lake City
Avg. new daily cases in Salt Lake City in week ending April 5: 4.9 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Salt Lake City in week ending March 29: 5.8 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Salt Lake City as of April 5: 362,661 (30,195.5 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Salt Lake City: 11.3% (April 2020)
Salt Lake City population: 1,201,043 (156.3 people per sq. mi.)

These are all the counties in Utah where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

Source: Sean Pavone / iStock via Getty Images

Vermont: Burlington-South Burlington
Avg. new daily cases in Burlington in week ending April 5: 25.3 per 100,000
Avg. new daily cases in Burlington in week ending March 29: 20.7 per 100,000
COVID-19 cases in Burlington as of April 5: 41,463 (18,951.6 per 100,000)
Peak pandemic unemployment in Burlington: 14.8% (April 2020)
Burlington population: 218,784 (174.7 people per sq. mi.)

These are all the counties in Vermont where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

Sponsored: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.