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Population decline hits rural areas hard

March 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WOONSOCKET — Lindy Peterson used to know every resident of Woonsocket by name. “Now, it seems like half the people I don’t know,” said Peterson, 66, who is in his third year as the town’s mayor. “There are a lot of new faces.”

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Population decline hits rural areas hard

March 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WOONSOCKET — Lindy Peterson used to know every resident of Woonsocket by name. “Now, it seems like half the people I don’t know,” said Peterson, 66, who is in his third year as the town’s mayor. “There are a lot of new faces.”

And ye…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Black Hills outpacing state for population growth

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

For at least the last decade, population in the Black Hills region has been growing faster than in South Dakota as a whole, according to recent U.S. Census data.

South Dakota’s statewide population grew steadily at about 1 percent annually between…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

The good (populated) ole days

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Most North and South Dakota counties saw their highest population on or before 1930, according to a study by the Daily Kos, an online political journal.

Conversely, few counties experienced peak population in 2010, the last U.S. Census.

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Population of Sioux Falls goes up 2.2 percent to 162,300

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls leaders say another 3,500 people moved to the city in the last year.

That 2.2 percent increase puts the city’s population at 162,300. Chief planning and zoning official Jeffrey Schmitt cited its diverse employm…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

South Dakota 6th fastest-growing state; ND No. 1

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that South Dakota is one of the fastest-growing states in the nation, though it lags behind its northern neighbor.

South Dakota’s population grew by 3.5 percent over the past thre…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

South Dakota 6th fastest-growing states; ND No. 1

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that South Dakota is one of the fastest-growing states in the nation, though it lags behind its northern neighbor.

South Dakota’s population grew by 3.5 percent over the past thre…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

South Dakota 6th fastest-growing states; ND No. 1

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that South Dakota is one of the fastest-growing states in the nation, though it lags behind its northern neighbor.

South Dakota’s population grew by 3.5 percent over the past thre…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ND sets record population of 723,393, up 22,048 from last year

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – An influx of new residents lured in part by the state’s booming energy industry catapulted North Dakota to a record high population of 723,393 on July 1, making it the fastest-growing state in the nation, according to U.S. Census Burea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND sets record population of 723,393, up 22,048 from last year

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – An influx of new residents lured in part by the state’s booming energy industry catapulted North Dakota to a record high population of 723,393 on July 1, making it the fastest-growing state in the nation, according to U.S. Census Burea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com