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CENSUS DATA: Dallas Co. Fastest Growing

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Dallas County is the fastest growing county in Iowa according to new census data.

The country has grown by almost 13-percent since the 2010 census. The population is now 74,641.

The new estimates show a total of 29 counties gained residents since the last census. However, it also shows that 70 counties are declining in population.

Officials say the new numbers show Iowa’s population growth continues to be the strongest in metropolitan areas.