Forecast: Valley population set to grow

Forecast: Valley population set to grow
Local News

By Melanie Wong

EAGLE COUNTY — Those who live in the Vail Valley know that Eagle County is a great place to live. According to the State Demographer’s office, many others will be discovering that too in the coming years — about 41,000 people by 2040 to be exact.According to the state’s forecast, which takes into account current population trends and the expected growth of the area’s key industries, Eagle County ranks as the seventh fastest growing county in the state. (Keep in mind, that’s the fastest growing in percentage change, not in population count.)In July 2015, the state’s estimated population for Eagle …

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