It's official. Carbon County is growing.
During the county commissioners' meeting on Thursday, Commissioner William O'Gurek, chairman, announced the results of the 2010 U.S. Census.
He said that overall population in the county has increased over the last decade, from 58,802 residents to 65,249.
This represents an 11 percent increase and makes the county the 11th fastest growing county in Pennsylvania, which has a total of 12,702,379 people living in the state.