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Dallas County one of the fastest growing counties in nation

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

Dallas county is one of the top 10 fastest growing counties in the nation.

New census figures ranked the county in 7th place, with a five percent increase in population between April 2010 and July 2011.

In addition, the Des Moines and West Des Moines metropolitan area is the fastest growing metro area in Iowa.

Iowa's overall population totaled just over three million in July 2011 that number has climbed by about 16,000 since April 2010.

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