Friday, May 26, 2017

Greetings from Wisconsin's 1,238-square-mile growth engine

Source:  U.S. Census Bureau (1) (2)

Madison, Dane County lead the state population growth in latest U.S. Census estimates.  (Wisconsin State Journal, 5/26/2017)
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)

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