Urban Areas Are Sparking Virginia’s Rapid Growth


New data suggests Virginia will pass Michigan and New Jersey as the 10th largest state in the country by the year 2040. That feat can be attributed to the growth of the state’s urban areas, like the Richmond metro area and Hampton Roads. (Credit: Will Fisher / Flickr)

New numbers from the state show Virginia is growing faster than other states, so fast that it’s about to leapfrog over some large states in terms of the number of people who live here. Michael Pope reports.

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