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Old 02-05-2011, 10:32 AM
 
Location: Roanoke VA
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It seems like the region is experiencing a mini population boom, thankfully not like NoVa but yet a healthy sign our area is growing.

From the 2010 census:
Franklin County had a 18% increase
Lynchburg City 15%
Montgomery County 12%
Beford County 13%
Roanoke County 7%

http://www2.timesdispatch.com/online...er/census2011/

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Old 02-05-2011, 03:49 PM
 
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Originally Posted by roanoker 4 View Post
It seems like the region is experiencing a mini population boom, thankfully not like NoVa but yet a healthy sign our area is growing.

From the 2010 census:
Franklin County had a 18% increase
Lynchburg City 15%
Montgomery County 12%
Beford County 13%
Roanoke County 7%

Census 2010 | Richmond Times-Dispatch

Illegal immigrants were the driving force; not a good thing.
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Old 02-05-2011, 08:09 PM
 
Location: Roanoke VA
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Not a good idea for an illegal immigrant to fill out a census form so how does anyone know who is legal and who is not?
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Old 02-06-2011, 10:08 PM
 
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The census does not provide any info to anyone else.
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Old 02-07-2011, 09:37 AM
 
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Evil immigrants!
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Old 02-07-2011, 12:02 PM
 
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Roanoke City's population should be hitting 100,000 within the next few years. That's an arbitrary number but it's psychologically significant.
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Old 02-13-2011, 05:49 PM
 
Location: Floyd Co, VA
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The addition of 1,405 peoploe has taken Floyd over the 15,000 mark. Next thing you know someone will decide that our single traffic light is not enough they'll want to add another somewhere and turn many of the dirt roads into paved ones.
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