Dallas County Continues to be the Fastest Growing in the State, Guthrie, Adair and Greene Drop in Population
The latest state population trends released by the Iowa Legislative Services Agency (LSA) shows significant growth in one local county, and a decline in three others.
According to estimates released by the LSA and the U.S. Census Bureau, Dallas County has seen its population increase by 20% from 2010 to 2015, making it the fastest growing county in the state. It represents a jump of over 13,000 residents.
Decline was reported throughout the rest of the area over the six-year period, especially in more rural populations. A 5.7% drop was reported in Adair County, a 2.5% drop was reported in Guthrie County, and a 3.5% drop was reported in Greene County.
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