Headline: Fast Company, 6/27/2012
@ScottWalker (that's Lake Mendota in the background)
Headline: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/22/2017
From J-S article: “Madison and Dane County, we really out-punch our weight class, and we’re really an engine for the state economy,” said Dan Kennelly, manager of the city office of business resources.
Original 5/26/2017 post, "Greetings from Wisconsin's 1,238-square-mile growth engine", starts here.
Madison grew more than any other city in the state from 2015 to 2016, surpassing a quarter of a million residents, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau. But the growth trend isn't just contained to Madison, as several of its suburbs also put up significant population gains.
Four Dane County communities — Madison, Fitchburg, Sun Prairie and Verona — were among the top 10 largest population gainers for all Wisconsin cities and villages during the year, according to census estimates.
Related posts:UPDATE. U.S. Census Bureau population estimates for 2016: 33 Wisconsin counties lose population. (5/26/2017)
Wisconsin population projections, 2010-2040: Top 10 counties by % decline and growth. (5/14/2015)
Top 10 Wisconsin Counties by Percentage of Population Growth, Loss (2010-2014). (3/27/2015)
Wiscousin counties: Population 65 and older. (10/24/2014)
Wisconsin trivia: What was Wisconsin's 2nd-largest city in 1910? (/9/1/2014)
Dane County tallies 39% of state's population growth since 2010. (3/27/2014)
2012 U.S. Census population estimates: More gains than losses among Wisconsin's largest communities. (5/28/2013)