Nevada Leads U.S. in Projections of Population Growth

<i> United Press International</i>

Nevada led the nation in the estimated population growth rate during the last five years, followed by Arizona, Florida, New Hampshire and California, the Commerce Department’s Census Bureau said.

Nevada’s population increased by 18%; followed by Arizona, 12%; Florida and New Hampshire, 11% apiece; and California, 10%.

The national growth rate during the five-year period was 4%, the bureau said.