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Posted on: March 24, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Dallas County Ranks as Fifth Fastest-Growing County in the Nation

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The U.S. Census Bureau released new data yesterday showing that Dallas County, Iowa is the fifth fastest-growing county in the nation. Their latest estimates show the county grew by 4.6 percent from 2015-2016 and by more than 27 percent since 2010.

Waukee alone lists an official Census population count of 17,945 as of fall 2015 - a 30 percent growth since 2010. With growth comparable to three people per day in the City, population estimates are now earing 20,000.

Read the full Census data story.

Watch a special KCCI-TV piece about the county's growth featuring Waukee Mayor Bill Peard.

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