Hudson County has largest percent increase in the state

HUDSON COUNTY – The U.S. Census Bureau reported on March 24 that Hudson County led the state in percentage growth with 0.8 percent increase between July 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015.
Hudson County was followed by Bergen County (0.6 percent), and Union County (0.5 percent).
With respect to numerical growth, Bergen County added 5,670 people over the period, more than any other county in the state. It was followed by Hudson County, which grew by 5,334 people, and Middlesex County, which grew by 3,561 people.
Bergen County is the most populous county in New Jersey, with 938,506 residents, followed by Middlesex County and Essex County.
This information is based on annual population estimates for each of the nation’s counties, county equivalents, metropolitan statistical areas, and micropolitan statistical areas since the 2010 Census and up to July 1, 2015.
Internet tables are available showing rankings and components of population change (births, deaths, migration) at

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