Q: What Is The Fastest Growing Wisconsin County?

A: St. Croix County

Jobs in the Twin Cities have made a west central Wisconsin county remain as the fastest growing.

Department of Administration figures show St. Croix County has grown by about 25 percent since 2000.

The population of St. Croix County now tops 79,000 and about 25,000 of them commute to jobs in the Twin Cities.

The department's population estimates are used to determine how much state money to distribute, how many district attorneys are needed and to calculate voter turnout, among other things.

The community of Hudson, the St. Croix County seat, has grown by 43 percent since 2000.

Of course, a couple of bloggers from www.ontheborderline.net moved out of Hudson and left the county, but people still keep coming...

Read more @Minneapolis StarTribune.

1 comment:

CANRAC said...

Didn't you know this is a right wing democratic newspaper?? They should have interviewed Jack Bauer, they'd have gotten a whole different view.