New Census Data Released – Wilson Co. 3rd fastest growth in Tennessee

The US Census Department released their latest population estimates on March 19, 2009. The new estimates cover the period from April of 2000 to July of 2008.

According to the Census, Rutherford, Williamson, and Wilson Counties are the three fastest growing in the state. The overall growth in the state population was estimated to be 1.1% last year. The growth in Rutherford & Williamson Counties was pegged at 3.48%. Wilson County was close behind at 3.42%. Fayette, Cannon & Robertson were further back at 2.80%, 2.75%, and 2.75%.

Geographic Area 2007-2008 Growth July 1, 2008 July 1, 2007
Rutherford County 3.48% 249,270 240,877
Williamson County 3.48% 171,452 165,690
Wilson County 3.42% 109,803 106,177
Fayette County 2.80% 38,173 37,135
Cannon County 2.75% 13,804 13,434
Robertson County 2.75% 64,898 63,162
Maury County 2.69% 81,938 79,793
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