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Extra! Idaho 3rd Fastest Growing State …

Just in from Ken Dey/Idaho Commerce & Labor:

“Idaho was the nation’s third fastest growing state between 2004 and 2005, according to new U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released Dec. 22. From July 1, 2004 to July 1, 2005, Idaho added 33,956 new residents – a 2.4 percent increase. Nevada grabbed the No. 1 spot with a 3.5 percent increase in population. Arizona was the second fastest growing state. Florida and Utah were ranked fourth and fifth followed by Georgia, Texas, North Carolina, Delaware and Oregon. In the last year the United States population rose by 0.9 percent - 2.8 million people - to 296.4 million.”

For the rest of Ken Dey’s press release, click here.

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