North Carolina is One of the Fastest Growing States in the United States

Charlotte, North Carolina

The Tar Heel State is a combination of bustling cities and natural beauty. From the states' coasts and rolling mountains to busy streets, North Carolina is by far one of the most favorite haunts.

While you can find more than 10 brilliant facts about North Carolina to be awed at, the US Census released a list of states that have the most number of growing population from 2016 to 2017. This left North Carolina immovable at number 9 as one of the contributors to The United States' population increase, and number 5 in the fastest growing population in the nation.

Top 10 States in Numeric Growth: 2016 to 2017

Rank

Name

2010

2016

2017

Numeric growth

1

Texas

25,146,100

27,904,862

28,304,596

399,734

2

Florida

18,804,594

20,656,589

20,984,400

327,811

3

California

37,254,518

39,296,476

39,536,653

240,177

4

Washington

 6,724,545

 7,280,934

 7,405,743

124,809

5

North Carolina

 9,535,721

10,156,689

10,273,419

116,730

6

Georgia

 9,688,690

10,313,620

10,429,379

115,759

7

Arizona

 6,392,309

 6,908,642

7,016,270

107,628

8

Colorado

 5,029,325

 5,530,105

 5,607,154

77,049

9

Tennessee

 6,346,295

 6,649,404

 6,715,984

66,580

10

South Carolina

 4,625,381

 4,959,822

 5,024,369

64,547

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