Friday, April 6, 2012

They just keep getting bigger…

Recently, Washington has received high marks in terms of county-by-county health, government transparency, AND childcare safety.

Pretty good, right? Just wait because that’s not all - The Tri-Cities metro area tops yet another list, receiving the top spot for the fastest growing metro area in the nation!

Photo credit: Skeezix1000
From the Tri-City Herald this morning:
Population in the Kennewick-Pasco-Richland metro area grew by 4.3 percent between April 1, 2010, and July 1, 2011, the bureau reported.

Franklin county came in not too far behind as the fifth fastest-growing county in the nation. With the biggest numerical boost in population between 2010 and 2011, Moses Lake ranked in the top 10 for micro areas.

To read the full article in the Tri-City Herald, click here.

To read this post in Spanish, click here.