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9. Rockwall County, TX
Rockwall County, TX
Towns include:  Rockwall
Job growth (2000-2007): 45.98%

Rockwall county has one of the fastest growing populations in Texas, which retailers have been quick to capitalize on. The City of Rockwall, the county's largest, has seen an explosion of new retail outlets as expanding businesses attract more families.

The city's Economic Development Corporation has also been actively courting the high tech industry. Meanwhile, spillover from the neighboring metropolis of Dallas has also bumped up the county's population growth. --K.M.

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Last updated July 28 2008: 10:24 AM ET
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