Census Shows Only TX Population Grew Faster Than FL Over Past Year

By on December 21, 2016 in WNDB News

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Volusia County, FL-New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show the population of Florida grew by 1.8 percent last year. Only Utah and Nevada grew at faster rates-about 2 percent.

Idaho and Washington State also grew by 1.8 percent from July 2015 to July 2016.

The population of Florida, as of July of this year, was 20.6 million and only California and Texas had larger populations.

In pure numbers, Florida gained the second most number of residents in a year- adding 367 thousand. Only Texas gained more-an additional 433 thousand residents.

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