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Census: Farmington growing quickly
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Associate Editor 

BOUNTIFUL — Farmington saw the highest growth in the county between 2011 and 2012, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report.

The population estimate as of July 1, 2012 listed Farmington’s population at 20,750. That’s a gain of 7.5 percent, or 1,439 people, in one year. It stood at 19,311 on July 1, 2011, the Census Bureau said in its population estimates. 

Fruit Heights saw the next highest percentage gain,  at 4.6 percent, adding 235 residents year-over-year. 

Centerville grew by 4 percent, adding 619 residents, growing to 16,203.

Figures for other cities include: 

Ґ Bountiful, which grew by 51 residents to 42,898

Ґ Clearfield stayed constant at 30,376 residents

Ґ Clinton added 114 residents, growing to 20,805

Ґ Kaysville grew by 292 residents to 28,283

Ґ Layton added 403 residents, growing to 68,677

Ґ North Salt Lake had 16,717 residents, up 127

Ґ South Weber grew by 164 residents, to 6,372

Ґ Syracuse added 296 residents, growing to 25,118

Ґ Sunset lost nine people, ending with 5,136 residents

Ґ West Bountiful added 16 people, growing to 5,329

Ґ West Point added 61 residents, growing to 9,819

Ґ Woods Cross grew by 127 residents, to 10,212

Ґ Unincorporated Davis County lost two people, listed at 3,812 residents

Davis County grew by 1.3 percent, adding 3,932 people. Its population estimate is 315,809. That’s up 9,330 people or 3 percent from the 2010 Census. 

Statewide, Lehi led in growth. It was among the top 10 fastest growing cities in the country.

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