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July 20, 2005

Population Gains & Losses

New official population data released today by Washington's Office of Financial Management. The estimates--and they're just estimates--are for every town, city, and county in Washington and 2005.

Here's a quick look at the top 10 fastest growing cities over the past year...

City New residents in 2005
1 Federal Way                          2,210
2 Sammamish                          2,080
3 Vancouver                          1,900
4 Yakima                          1,800
5 Maple Valley                          1,590
6 Mill Creek                          1,560
7 Issaquah                          1,550
8 Renton                          1,480
9 Kennewick                          1,440
10 Covington                          1,420

And the top 10 cities for population loss from 2004 to 2005...

City Loss of residents in 2005
1 Bremerton -2940
2 Bellevue -1000
3 Shoreline -240
4 Lakewood -160
5 Tukwila -130
6 Mercer Island -120
7 Burien -90
8 Pe Ell -61
9 Des Moines -60
10 Kirkland -60

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