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South Dakota is growing faster than the nation for the first time in more than half a century.

Census reports estimate the state's population grew by 2.4 percent from 2010 to 2012, compared to a 1.7 percent national growth rate.


Every decade since at least 1940, South Dakota has grown more slowly than the nation as a whole.

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