Dallas County Continues to be the Fastest Growing in the State, Guthrie, Adair and Greene Drop in Population

January 11, 2017 5:24 am

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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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