Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Oregon Was the 9th Fastest Growing State This Year

Between July 2016 and July 2017, Oregon's population grew by 1.4%, making it the 9th fastest growing state in the nation. The state gained 57,000 new residents, with domestic and international migration accounting for 81% of the total population growth. Oregon's growth rate of 3,800 net newcomers each month this year brought the state's total population to approximately 4.1 million. Washington was the 4th fastest growing state, with a growth rate of 1.7%. Its population is now 7.4 million. The fastest growing state in the nation was Idaho, which has seen a recent influx of retirees. Read more.

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