The latest census estimates are out -- the last batch for counties and metropolitan areas before 2010 Census numbers are released next year. Here are some interesting tidbits:
Did you know St. George and Provo-Orem are the nation's second and third fastest-growing metro areas?
Only a Sunshine State city outshined Utah's top gainers in population growth this decade.
Although the Florida boomtown, Palm Coast, with an 84 percent surge since 2000, wins the gold as the fastest-growing metropolitan area, St. George (52 percent) and Provo-Orem (48 percent) can brag about their silver and bronze medals.