Seven of Arkansas' eight metropolitan areas grew in population from 2015 to 2016, but not as much as Northwest Arkansas. The metro area's peak population of 132,399 was in 1979, per historical data provided by the Census. On the other end of the spectrum, Ontonagon and Gogebic saw the largest percent population declines over the period with losses of 12.4 and 7.0 percent, respectively. That's where most of Baltimore City's population lives right now, people the City hopes to hold onto. According to the data, about 89,547 IL residents left for other states in 2016, which could not be offset by new residents or births.
"We've stayed around 6,300 people", Port Clinton Mayor Hugh Wheeler Jr. said of the city's census figures over the last six years.
Patrick Rollens, 34, was one of the people who left the county previous year.
Cook County shrank by 21,324 people.
Part of Lopez's district, Delaware County, had one of the highest population losses in the state for 2010-2016: 5.1 percent.
Rolf Pendall of the Urban Institute's Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center called the trend "a pent-up demand to migrate" by people in their 20s and 30s and a bump in births "in places where families want to move anyway".
"Economic opportunities and employment decisions are really the driver for people moving to a region", Mr. Briem said.
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From 2015 to 2016, the county's population shot up by nearly 5.1 percent, making it the third fastest-growing county in the USA based on percentage increases. With just 56,587 new residents - about 155 people per day - its streak at No. 1 ended. Between the actual head counts that occur only every 10 years, the federal bureau makes the annual computations by factoring in births, deaths and relocation information extracted from the Internal Revenue Service and other sources.
The St. George metro area, which includes most of Washington County, was calculated at 160,245 for July of 2016, an increase of 4,795 from the estimate a year earlier. "While net global migration has not reached prior levels, net domestic migration and natural increase have continued to rise". That's down by 143 from the 2015 estimate and 764 from the 2010 census, or less than 1 percent in each instance.
Maricopa County is no stranger to such significant growth.
However, the people leaving Cook County aren't showing up in other parts of IL when the net movements of people are considered.
Florida as a whole added the second-most people and was the fourth-fastest growing state.
Hamilton County grew almost 25 percent faster than Tennessee as a whole during 2016 as urban counties in the state continued to grow at a faster pace than rural counties.
Four of the top 10 counties with the largest population gains were in Texas: Harris, Tarrant, Dallas and Bexar counties. Oakland County came in third, adding 3,696.
Fueled by more people moving out, Cayuga County's population dipped by 455 people from 2015 to 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday.