Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

Figures that bureau released last December showed the estimated population for the state of Kansas rose by 568 between July 1, 2015, and July 1, 2016, after increasing by at least 8,000 in each of the previous four fiscal years.

Harris County had the highest population growth for eight consecutive years. "We also have jobs here to support that quality of life".

At the same time, IN has seen lower birth rates since the Great Recession, while the state's death rate keeps inching higher as a result of the aging population, he said.

The county-level estimates show Indiana's five fastest-growing counties are the suburban counties that surround Indianapolis.

Heber, UT was the fastest-growing micro area, with an increase of 4.7 percent between 2015 and 2016.

Within the region, St. Charles County continued to stand out, adding an estimated 5,700 people past year.

Demographer Kurt Metzger tells the Detroit free Press that "Kent is a real magnet", with the economy relatively strong in western MI.

Erie County lost residents after two years of growth and one year of negligible change.

"It's going to be tough for Detroit to have gained", he said.

The Census estimates once again put a handful of Texas counties and metropolitan areas among the country's fastest-growing past year.

"Our market is extremely strong", said Ed Ridha, a Realtor in the Ann Arbor area.

He said smaller cities are attracting attention including Dexter, Ypsilanti, Saline and Chelsea.

"The majority of our growth comes from people moving in, indicative of the economic opportunities available here", said Mervin Jebaraj, assistant director for the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas.

"It's been great. We're always busy, we always have a wait", said Lauren Bates a Manager at Pedaler's Pub.

"It always seems like they're looking at what's next", he said. The population in Queens is up 4.6 percent, Manhattan by 3.65 percent and Staten Island by 1.55 percent, according to the Census records. "It's awesome the growth of the area, and there's more outdoor activities and people getting out". Researchers used factors related to income, education and occupation in their calculation. She described that disparity as "economically risky", adding the agency is combatting that in part by looking at housing affordability issues.

The Jacksonville area, which includes St. Johns County, saw a population increase of about 30,000 between 2015 and 2016, an increase of 2.1 percent to 1.47 million. During 2016, Kent County saw the largest absolute single year increase of just over 6,000 residents while Missaukee saw the largest percentage advance over the year of almost 1.2 percent.

Maricopa County is no stranger to such significant growth.

The nation's 382 metro areas contained approximately 277.1 million people in 2016, representing approximately 86 percent of the nation's population.

When it comes to population growth in MI, the west is the best, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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