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Wilmington 20th fastest growing US city

RALEIGH (AP) -- The Raleigh and Charlotte regions are among the Top 10 fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country. U.S. Census Bureau data shows the Raleigh area ranking third with a 4.7 percent growth rate between 2006 and 2007. The region includes Wake, Johnston and Franklin counties, and it grew by more than 47,000 people. Charlotte ranks ninth with a growth rate of 4.2 percent. The six-county region includes parts of South Carolina and gained more than 66,700 people during the year. State demographer Bill Tillman told the News & Observer of Raleigh the data isn't surprising. He said both areas have been growing rapidly for years but cautioned that the numbers are a year old and the growth rates are based on a short time period. The next fastest-growing region in North Carolina was Wilmington, ranked 20th nationally. Asheville ranked 100th. --- Information from: The News & Observer, (Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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wilmington's growth

I went to google to find the 100 fastest growing cities; no Wilmington! The site directed me to the www@CNN/Money site.. Wilmington is not even in the top 200 cities. When are statistics not real?????

8 N.C. Counties Among

8 N.C. Counties Among Nation’s Fastest-Growing Mar. 20, 2008 RALEIGH, N.C. — Census numbers released Thursday show eight North Carolina counties are among the nation's fastest-growing. Union County near Charlotte is 7th on the list. Brunswick on the coast is 17th. Cabarrus County was 29th. Wake County is the 33rd fastest-growing county among those with populations over 10,000 people. Johnston County came in at 58, while Pender County was 71st. Mecklenburg County, at 82, and Iredell County, at 90, rounded out the Tar Heel counties on the list. Other highlights of the study, which was conducted in 2006-2007, showed that 70 of the 100 fastest-growing counties were in the South, 22 in the West and eight in the Midwest

source question

can you provide a website/URL for the data above. we're interested in the entire list, not just NC. many thanks, kb

And we have the clogged

And we have the clogged roads to prove it!