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Virginians are making more money than they did last year, incomes have risen, and fewer families are living in poverty. That’s according to data released today by the census.

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As more and more people move to Virginia’s metropolitan areas, the suburban and ex-urban areas surrounding them are experiencing their own growing pains. But they’re changing in ways that might not be obvious.

Loudoun, Chesterfield Counties Lead in Job Growth

Jun 15, 2016
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New numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show two Virginia jurisdictions leading the nation during the early part of this year. 

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New numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that Virginia is still outpacing its neighbors in job growth. That’s a trend that’s being driven largely by Northern Virginia.

Courtesy of Melissa Davis

It’s no secret that cities across America are competing for young people.

And while large cities with sizzling tech markets may come to mind as the winners in that competition, economists say not to overlook smaller hip places, where the cost of living is a relative bargain.