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Loudoun one of the fastest growing counties in America

Look to your left. Now look to your right. There's a chance that only one of the three of you was in the county just a few decades ago.

In the last year the population in Loudoun has grown by more than 12,000 people, according to the Census' Population Estimates data.

That's almost 4 percent of the population, making it the 17th largest jump in population of any county in America.

The county grew from 337,248 people to 349,679 during the one-year period from July 1, 2012 to the same date in 2013.

Loudoun is also the second fastest-growing county in the country with a population of more than 250,000 people.


I don’t understand when the “numbers” game became such a huge feather in the County’s hat.  Let’s be honest, who are they trying to impress?

It’s not about numbers or rankings…it’s about quality of life.  And not just the quality of life for this group or that group…but for everyone.

Metro is not bringing more people here its being built to accommodate the hundreds of thousands of new homes planned to be built in Eastern Loudoun already.

And that is my cue to get the heck out of here.  Only higher taxes and ultimately, a lower quality of life will come from it.

Wait til metro silver line comes in (2018/2019). 700,000 residents would not surprise me in 10 years.

End of day nothing to show for it, but more cars, more traffic, crowded schools, and high taxes. Those are the direct effects.

The indirect effects will be people/cars coming through from the west (who don’t even live in Loudoun) to use those metro stations and the surrounding roads.


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