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Washington ranked among fastest-growing states

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Washington ranked among fastest-growing states

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Census Bureau says Washington is among the states with the fastest population growth.

The latest figures from the Bureau show Washington’s population has grown by 3.7 percent since the 2010 census, the seventh fastest rate of growth in the nation.

The current population estimate for the Evergreen State is more than 6.97 million.