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Post Falls Leads Population Surge

Post Falls added 10,337 residents during the past decade and broke into the ranks of the state’s top 10 cities with 27,574 people, according to data released Thursday. Coeur d’Alene has 44,137 people, and the city of Hayden shot past the 10,000 population mark to reach 13,294. Spirit Lake also grew – adding 569 new residents – to 1,945. Rathdrum added 2,010 residents and now tallies 6,826 residents. The cities helped Kootenai County retain its rank as Idaho’s third-largest county, with 138,494 residents/Betsy Russell, SR. More here.

Question: Will Post Falls catch up to Coeur d'Alene in population within 20 years?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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