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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – New Census data shows Mecklenburg County is growing in more ways than one.

New data shows that people between the ages of 18-24 and 25-34 are the top two age groups moving within Mecklenburg County.

While people are moving within Mecklenburg County, it is no longer the most populous county in the state – it’s now Wake County.

While Mecklenburg grew by 21 percent to 1.15 million, Wake grew by 25 percent to 1.29 million.

Real estate agents say Charlotte’s desirability and growth over the past decade have created an overwhelming demand for housing.

“Seeing the population increase is always going to be beneficial for us with the real estate side just in the fact of the supply and demand,” said real estate agent Cody Green.

Green says he’s worked firsthand with people moving into and around Mecklenburg County.

He says some…

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