- More Americans see middle class status slipping Updated: Apr-02-14 4:12 pm
- Oil boom leads to huge growth for Duchesne County Updated: Mar-28-14 1:52 pm
- Meade is 8th-fastest growing county in nation Updated: Mar-27-14 4:48 pm
- Williston fastest-growing micropolitan area in US Updated: Mar-27-14 4:29 pm
- Dallas County sees swift population growth Updated: Mar-27-14 3:17 pm
- SC population now almost 4.8 million Updated: Mar-27-14 3:04 pm
- NC population grows to more than 9.8 million Updated: Mar-27-14 3:02 pm
- Energy boom spurs growth west of the Mississippi Updated: Mar-27-14 2:55 pm
- 2 Fla. metro areas among fastest-growing Updated: Mar-27-14 8:22 am
WASHINGTON - A sense of belonging to the middle class occupies a cherished place in America. It conjures images of self-sufficient people with stable jobs and pleasant homes working toward prosperity.
SALT LAKE CITY - The Uinta Basin oil boom has made Duchesne County the nation's second fastest-growing (for counties with at least 10,000 people), and Vernal the nation's sixth fastest-growing "micropolitan area" of 10,000 to 50,000 people.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - South Dakota's Meade County has made the U.S. Census Bureau's Top 10 list of the fastest-growing counties in the nation, according to figures released Thursday.
WILLISTON, North Dakota - The oil-rich city of Williston continues to be the fastest-growing micropolitan area in the United States, according to Census Bureau estimates.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The population of central Iowa's Dallas County grew by 3.5 percent from a year earlier, the largest such gain in the state, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - South Carolina's population grew by almost 150,000 people from 2012 to 2013 and the state's northeast coast is among the fastest growing areas in the United States, according to new population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
North Carolina's population is now approaching 9.9 million people, spurred in part by growth in five of the nation's fastest-growing counties, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
WASHINGTON - America's cities are still growing, with the population boom fueled by people picking up and moving to find jobs in energy production across the oil- and gas-rich areas west of the Mississippi River.
ORLANDO, Florida - Two Florida metropolitan areas are among the nation's fastest growing.