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Amongst towns with 50,000 or more inhabitants, the Charleston area scored near the upper 10th percentile and lead the state for growth — with North Charleston leading the state and local area.
The latest update comes from U.S. Census population estimates from April 2010 to July 2011. The Charleston area was ranked number 8 on the top 10 list with 2.6% growth over the period. Myrtle Beach followed slightly below the Charleston area.
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