LA County Remains Nation's Most Populous With More Than 10.1 Million

LOS ANGELES (CNS/FOX 11) - Los Angeles County remains the nation's most populous, with more than 10.1 million residents as of July 2014, and added the third-highest number of residents between 2013 and 2014, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released Thursday.

According to the Census, Los Angeles County added 63,000 residents between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014. Harris County, Texas, which includes Houston, had the largest increase in the nation at 89,000, while Maricopa County, Arizona, which includes Phoenix, added 74,000 people to place second.

San Diego County added the fourth-highest number of residents in that period -- 41,000.

For total population, Los Angeles County remained dominant in the nation, with 10,116,705 residents, according to Census Bureau. Rounding out the top 10 were:

-- Cook County, Illinois, with 5,246,456 residents

-- Harris County, Texas, 4,441,370

-- Maricopa County, Arizona, 4,087,191

-- San Diego County, 3,263,431

-- Orange County, 3,145,515

-- Miami-Dade County, Florida, 2,662,874

-- Kings County, New York, 2,621,793

-- Dallas County, Texas, 2,518,638

-- Riverside County, 2,329,271

Riverside County added 32,000 people between 2013 and 2014, overtaking Queens County, New York, to land in the top 10.

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