DeForest the fastest-growing Dane County community

If you’re playing the percentages, DeForest is the fastest-growing community in Dane County, according to an article in the DeForest Times-Tribune.

Based on preliminary data from the state, DeForest is growing at a rate of 6.56 percent in 2019, more than one percentage point higher than runner-up McFarland, which is growing at a rate of 5.53 percent.

Sun Prairie isn’t far behind in third place, with 5.22 percent growth, followed by the Village of Windsor at 4.45 percent and the Town of Blue Mounds at 4.26 percent.

In terms of new construction, DeForest is also growing are a rate of more than 6 percent, with $79.3 million in net new construction (6.56 percent).