Top 10 Fastest Growing U.S. Counties

The fastest-growing counties in the country, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, are mostly in suburban areas outside of urban centers. 

The census numbers govern the distribution of more than $400 billion in federal money each year. 

Here are the 10 fastest-growing counties

  1. Kendall County, Ill. (Chicago), 92.1 percent
  2. Pinal County, Ariz. (Phoenix), 89.7 percent
  3. Rockwall County, Texas (Dallas), 88.9 percent
  4. Flagler County, Fla. (Jacksonville), 83.9 percent
  5. Loudon County, Va. (Washington, D.C.), 77.6 percent
  6. Forsyth County, Ga. (Atlanta), 77.4 percent
  7. Lincoln County, S.D. (Sioux Falls), 70.7 percent
  8. Paulding County, Ga. (Atlanta), 67.4 percent
  9. Williamson County, Texas (Austin), 64.3 percent
  10. Douglas County, Colo. (Denver), 64 percent 

Source: CNNMoney.com, Les Christie (06/16/2010)