Dane County leads in population growth in Wisconsin for 2017

Published: Mar. 23, 2018 at 7:05 AM CDT
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The U.S. Census Bureau released a new set of county population estimates on March 28th.

According to the release, the annual estimates contain population changes year-to-year since 2010, changes in vital events (births and deaths), and net migration.

After adding nearly 6,200 residents in 2017, Dane County continues to have the largest numeric gains in the state. Nine other counties in the state have added more than 3,000 residents in the last 7 years according to the release.

Also, many of Wisconsin's suburban counties showed positive domestic migration for the first year in over a decade.