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San Diego County Population Grows To 3.3 Million Residents

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San Diego County remains the nation's fifth-most populous with 3.3 million residents, and added the fourth-highest number of residents between 2013 and 2014, according to U.S Census Bureau figures released Thursday.

According to the Census, San Diego County added 41,000 residents between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014. Harris County, Texas, which includes Houston, had the largest increase in the nation at 89,000, while Maricopa County, Arizona, which includes Phoenix, added 74,000 people to place second.

Los Angeles County added 63,000 residents.

For total population, Los Angeles County remained dominant in the nation, with 10,116,705 residents, according to Census Bureau. Rounding out the top 10 were:

• Cook County, Illinois: 5,246,456 residents

• Harris County, Texas: 4,441,370 residents

• Maricopa County, Arizona: 4,087,191 residents

• San Diego County: 3,263,431 residents

• Orange County: 3,145,515 residents

• Miami-Dade County, Florida: 2,662,874 residents

• Kings County, New York: 2,621,793 residents

• Dallas County, Texas: 2,518,638 residents

• Riverside County: 2,329,271 residents

Riverside County added 32,000 people between 2013 and 2014, overtaking Queens County, New York, to land in the top 10.

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