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					       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                          County                       Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




 1      Los Angeles County, CA                                 9,862,049 Board of Supervisors                          4,084                   15.65



 2      Cook County, IL                                        5,294,664 Board of Commissioners                         1635                   36.27



 3      Harris County, TX                                      3,984,349 Board of Commissioners                         1778                   45.74




 4      Maricopa County, AZ                                    3,954,598 Board of Supervisors                           9224                    9.09




 5      Orange County, CA                                      3,010,759 Board of Supervisors                            798                   13.84




 6      San Diego County, CA                                   3,001,072 Board of Supervisors                           4526                   10.77




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                                 Size of County    Yearly Precipitation
Rank                           County                      Population            Form of Government
                                                                                                                     (sq mi)         (rain in inches)



                                                                         Has a president but no legislative
                                                                         branch. Most executive decisions
                                                                         made by NYC Mayor and
                                                                         legislative functions are left to the
 7      Kings County, NY (aka Brooklyn)                        2,556,598 New York City Council                                71                   46.18




 8      Dallas County, TX                                      2,412,827 Commissioners Court                                 908                   35.77




                                                                         Executive Mayor plus Board of
 9      Miami-Dade County, FL                                  2,398,245 County Commissioners                              2431                     58.6

                                                                         Has a president but no legislative
                                                                         branch. Most executive decisions
                                                                         made by NYC Mayor and
                                                                         legislative functions are left to the
 10     Queens County, NY (aka Queens)                         2,293,007 New York City Council                             178.3                   42.46




 11     Riverside County, CA                                   2,100,516 County Supervisors                                7303                       12




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                              Size of County    Yearly Precipitation
Rank                        County                         Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                  (sq mi)         (rain in inches)




 12     San Bernardino County, CA                              2,015,355 Charter                                       20105                    15.12


                                                                         "Charter county", with a home rule
                                                                         charter setting up its structures
                                                                         within limits set in state law and
 13     Wayne County, MI                                       1,949,929 constitution.                                    672                   33.58




 14     King County, WA                                        1,875,519 County Council                                 2134                       38




 15     Clark County, NV                                       1,865,746 County Commission                              8091                      4.5




 16     Santa Clara County, CA                                 1,764,499 Board of Supervisors                           1304                     6.12




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                                 Size of County    Yearly Precipitation
Rank                         County                        Population            Form of Government
                                                                                                                     (sq mi)         (rain in inches)




 17     Broward County, FL                                     1,751,234 Board of County Commissioners                     1320                     64.2




 18     Tarrant County, TX                                     1,750,091 Commissioners Court                                 897                    31.5

                                                                         Has a president but no legislative
                                                                         branch. Most executive decisions
                                                                         made by NYC Mayor and
                                                                         legislative functions are left to the
 19     New York County, NY (aka Manhattan)                    1,634,795 New York City Council                             33.77                    40.5




 20     Bexar County, TX                                       1,622,899 Commissioners Court                               1257                    32.92




 21     Suffolk County, NY                                     1,512,224 County Executive                                  2373                     43.3




 22     Middlesex County, MA                                   1,482,478 No longer has a governing body                      848                   46.95




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                                 Size of County    Yearly Precipitation
Rank                         County                        Population            Form of Government
                                                                                                                     (sq mi)         (rain in inches)




 23     Alameda County, CA                                     1,474,368 Board of Supervisors                                821                   14.85




 24     Philadelphia County, PA                                1,447,395 No Government Structure                             143                      46




 25     Sacramento County, CA                                  1,394,154 Board of Supervisors                                995                   19.87

                                                                         Has a president but no legislative
                                                                         branch. Most executive decisions
                                                                         made by NYC Mayor and
                                                                         legislative functions are left to the
 26     Bronx County, NY                                       1,391,903 New York City Council                             57.43                   44.36




 27     Nassau County, NY                                      1,351,625 County Executive plus 19 legislative members        453                   46.36




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                         County                        Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




 28     Cuyahoga County, OH                                    1,283,925 Board of County Commissioners                  1246                   37.85




 29     Palm Beach County, FL                                  1,265,293 Board of County Commissioners                  2386                    61.7




                                                                         County Executive and County
 30     Allegheny County, PA                                   1,215,103 Council                                         745                   36.85




 31     Oakland County, MI                                     1,202,174 County Board of Commissioners                   908                   30.52




                                                                         Home Rule Charter-Board of
                                                                         County Commissioners and
 32     Hillsborough County, FL                                1,180,784 County Administrator                           1266                      53




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                           County                      Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




 33     Hennepin County, MN                                    1,140,988 Board of Commissioners                          606                      31




 34     Franklin County, OH                                    1,129,067 County Commissioners                            543                    39.4




 35     Orange County, FL                                      1,072,801 Board of County Commissioners                  1004                    50.1




 36     Contra Costa County, CA                                1,029,703 Board of Supervisors                            802                      30




 37     Salt Lake County, UT                                   1,022,651 County Council and County Mayor                 808                      20




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                           County                      Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




 38     Fairfax County, VA                                     1,015,302 Board of Supervisors                            407                   39.52




 39     Fulton County, GA                                      1,014,932 Board of Commissioners                          535                    50.2




 40     Pima County, AZ                                        1,012,018 Board of Supervisors                           9189                    12.4




 41     Travis County, TX                                        998,543 Commissioners Court                            1022                    32.1




                                                                         Home Rule Charter-County
 42     St. Louis County, MO                                     991,830 Executive plus 7 member council                 524                   46.06




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                          County                       Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




                                                                         County Executive and County
 43     Westchester County, NY                                   953,943 Board                                           500                   52.15




                                                                         County Executive and Board of
 44     Milwaukee County, WI                                     953,328 Supervisors                                    1190                   33.51




                                                                         County Executive and County
 45     Montgomery County, MD                                    950,680 Board                                           507                    43.1




 46     DuPage County, IL                                        930,528 County Board                                    337                   36.62




 47     Pinellas County, FL                                      910,260 Board of County Commissioners                   608                   44.77




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                           County                      Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




 48     Erie County, NY                                          909,845 Home Rule Charter                              1044                   40.54




 49     Fresno County, CA                                        909,153 Board of Supervisors                           6017                      12




                                                                         County mayor and County
 50     Shelby County, TN                                        906,825 Commission                                      784                   54.65




 51     Honolulu County, HI                                      905,034 Mayor-Council                                  2127                   22.02




                                                                         Does not have any associated
 52     Fairfield County, CT                                     895,030 county government structure                     837                   48.38




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                             Size of County    Yearly Precipitation
Rank                          County                       Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                 (sq mi)         (rain in inches)




                                                                         County Executive and Board of
 53     Bergen County, NJ                                        894,840 Chosen Freeholders                              247                    51.5




 54     Mecklenburg County, NC                                   890,515 Centralina Council of Governments               546                    51.5




 55     Marion County, IN                                        880,380 Mayor and County Commissioners                  403                   42.85




                                                                         Since 1960, Connecticut counties
                                                                         no longer have a county
 56     Hartford County, CT                                      877,312 government                                      751                      44




 57     Wake County, NC                                          866,410 County Commissioners                            857                   45.69




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                          County                       Population           Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




 58     Hamilton County, OH                                      851,494 Board of County Commissioners                   413                   40.14




                                                                         Consolidated with Jacksonville's
 59     Duval County, FL                                         850,962 Mayor-Council                                   918                   52.34




                                                                         Since 1960, Connecticut counties
                                                                         no longer have a county
 60     New Haven County, CT                                     846,101 government                                      862                   51.77




 61     Macomb County, MI                                        830,663 Board of Commissioners                          570                   32.24




 62     Prince George's County, MD                               820,852 Charter                                         498                    43.8




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                          County                       Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




 63     San Francisco County, CA                                 808,976 Board of Supervisors                           46.7                    20.4




 64     Kern County, CA                                          800,458 Board of Supervisors                           8161                    5.72




 65     Ventura County, CA                                       797,740 County Supervisors                             2208                   15.35




 66     Gwinnett County, GA                                      789,499 Board of Commissioners                          437                   55.54




 67     Middlesex County, NJ                                     789,102 Board of Chosen Freeholders                     323                   50.94




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                        County                         Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




 68     Pierce County, WA                                        785,639 Executive and County Council                   1806                   38.95




                                                                         County Executive and County
 69     Baltimore County, MD                                     785,618 Council                                         682                    42.5




                                                                         County government was abolished
 70     Worcester County, MA                                     783,806 in 1998                                        1579                   49.05




 71     Montgomery County, PA                                    778,048 County Commission                               487                   47.93




                                                                         Executive and Board of Chosen
 72     Essex County, NJ                                         770,675 Freeholders                                     130                    51.9




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                         County                        Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




 73     Collin County, TX                                        762,010 Commissioners Court                             886                   37.05




 74     El Paso County, TX                                       742,062 Commissioners Court                            1015                    8.65




 75     DeKalb County, GA                                        739,956 Chief Executive Officer                         271                   50.77




                                                                         County government was abolished
 76     Essex County, MA                                         736,457 in 1999                                         849                   45.51




                                                                         County Executive and County
 77     Monroe County, NY                                        732,762 Legislature                                    1366                      34




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                           County                      Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




                                                                         No longer has a county
 78     Suffolk County, MA                                       732,684 government.                                     120                   42.53




 79     Hidalgo County, TX                                       726,604 Commissioners Court                            1583                   22.96




 80     Multnomah County, OR                                     714,567 Board of Commissioners                          435                    43.1




 81     Jefferson County, KY                                     713,877 Consolidated City and County                    385                   44.53




 82     San Mateo County, CA                                     712,690 Board of Supervisors                            449                   23.35




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                        County                         Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




 83     Lake County, IL                                          712,453 Board with One Administrator                    448                    32.4




 84     Oklahoma County, OK                                      706,617 Constitutional Home Rule Charter                709                   35.85




 85     Cobb County, GA                                          698,158 Board of Commissioners                          340                   53.13




 86     Snohomish County, WA                                     683,655 Council-Elected Executive                      2089                   37.54




                                                                         County Executive without Home
 87     Will County, IL                                          681,097 Rule                                            837                   36.96




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                           County                      Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




 88     San Joaquin County, CA                                   672,388 Board of Supervisors                           1399                      17




 89     Jackson County, MO                                       668,417 Constitutional Home Rule Charter                605                   41.18




                                                                         County Commissioner with Advisor
 90     Norfolk County, MA                                       659,909 Board                                           400                   46.58




 91     Jefferson County, AL                                     659,503 Limited Home Rule                              1124                   53.99




 92     Monmouth County, NJ                                      642,448 Board of Chosen Freeholders                     472                   43.58




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       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                            County                     Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




 93     Baltimore city, MD                                       636,919 City Council                                   80.8                    43.9




                                                                         Public Corporation/Judge/4
 94     Denton County, TX                                        636,557 Commisioners                                    889                      33




 95     Bernalillo County, NM                                    635,139 Commission/Manager                             1166                    9.47




 96     Providence County, RI                                    626,150 No Known Form                                   413                   46.45




 97     Davidson County, TN                                      626,144 Consolidated City and County                    502                    48.1




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008
                                                                                                            Size of County     Yearly Precipitation
Rank                        County                         Population          Form of Government
                                                                                                                (sq mi)          (rain in inches)




 98     Bucks County, PA                                         621,643 Board of Commissioners                          607                   50.24




 99     Kent County, MI                                          605,213 Board of Commissioners                          864                   37.13




100     Denver County, CO                                        598,707 Consolidated City and County                  154.9                    15.4




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                          County                                               Founded              Meaning of Name                Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)



                                                                                                                                    Universal Studios,
                                                                                                                                    Hollywood, Los Angeles
                                                                                                                                    County Fair, Grauman's
 1      Los Angeles County, CA                                           330             1850 Los Angeles means City of Angels      Chinese Theatre

                                                                                              Named after Daniel Cook, one of the
                                                                                              earliest and youngest statesmen in    Navy Pier, Chicago Cultural
 2      Cook County, IL                                                  623             1831 Illinois history                      Center


                                                                                              Named for John Richardson Harris,
 3      Harris County, TX                                                125             1836 an early settler of the area            Johnson's Space Center
                                                                                                                                      Maricopa County Fair,
                                                                                                                                      Castles and Coasters,
                                                                                                                                      Chase Field, Phoenix Zoo,
                                                                                                                                      Taliesin West, American
                                                                                              Named for the Maricopa tribe of         West Arena,Goodyear
 4      Maricopa County, AZ                                              1236            1871 Indians                                 Balloon and Air Classic
                                                                                                                                      Disneyland, Knott's Berry
                                                                                                                                      Farm, Crystal Cathedral,
                                                                                                                                      Little Saigon,Bower's
                                                                                                                                      Museum and Bower's
                                                                                              Named for the citrus fruit, or possibly Kidseum,The Discovery
 5      Orange County, CA                                                5687            1889 indirectly after William of Orange      Science Center



                                                                                              Sebastián Vizcaíno, who gave San
                                                                                              Diego its name,in honor of the
 6      San Diego County, CA                                             1591            1850 Franciscan St. Didacus of Alcalá      San Diego Zoo




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                           County                                              Founded              Meaning of Name                 Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                                                                      Empire State Building,
                                                                                                                                      Brooklyn
                                                                                                                                      Philharmonic,Brooklyn
                                                                                                                                      Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
 7      Kings County, NY (aka Brooklyn)                                  154             1634 Named for King Charles II               Bridge

                                                                                                                                    Dallas Zoo, Dallas
                                                                                                                                    Arboretum and Botanical
                                                                                              Named for George Mifflin Dallas, 11th Garden, John F Kennedy
 8      Dallas County, TX                                                460             1836 Vice President of the US              Memorial, Texas State Fair

                                                                                                                                      Miami MetroZoo, Miami
                                                                                                                                      Children's Museum,
                                                                                                                                      Holocaust Museum, Villa
                                                                                                                                      Vizcaya, South Beach,
 9      Miami-Dade County, FL                                              11            1836 Named for: Major Francis L. Dade        Miami Seaquarium


                                                                                                                                      P.S. 1 Contemporary Art
                                                                                                                                      Center, Flushing Town Hall,
                                                                                              Named for the Queen consort,            Socrates Sculpture
 10     Queens County, NY (aka Queens)                                     39            1683 Catherine of Braganza (1638-1705)       Park,Thalia Spanish Theater

                                                                                              Named for the City of Riverside,        Living Desert Zoo and
                                                                                              California, christened when the upper   Gardens, Castle
                                                                                              canal of the Santa Ana River reached    Amusement Park, Mt San
 11     Riverside County, CA                                             892             1893 it in 1871                              Jacinto State Park




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                        County                                                 Founded              Meaning of Name                  Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                                                                       The Mojave National
                                                                                                                                       Preserve,Calico Ghost
                                                                                                                                       Town,San Bernardino
 12     San Bernardino County, CA                                        920             1853 Named in honor of Saint Bernardino       National Forest
                                                                                                                                       The Henry Fort Museum,
                                                                                                                                       Greenfield Village, Motown
                                                                                                                                       Historical
                                                                                                                                       Museum,Greystone
                                                                                              Named for the American general           International Hall of Fame /
 13     Wayne County, MI                                                 623             1796 "Mad Anthony" Wayne                      Jazz Museum

                                                                                              Originally named for Vice President
                                                                                              William Rufus King, an advocate of
                                                                                              slavery. In 1986 the county was          The Space Needle, Pike
                                                                                              renamed for the Rev. Martin Luther       Place Market, Museum of
 14     King County, WA                                                  450             1852 King Jr.                                 Flight



                                                                                              Named for William Andrews Clark, a       Las Vegas Strip, Clark
                                                                                              Montana copper magnate and U.S.          County Heritage Museum,
 15     Clark County, NV                                                 2028            1908 Senator                                  Hoover Dam,



                                                                                                                                       Children's Discovery
                                                                                              Named after Mission Santa Clara,         Museum,Mission Santa
                                                                                              which was established in 1777, and       Clara,NASA,Winchester
 16     Santa Clara County, CA                                             75            1850 named for Saint Clare of Assisi, Italy   Mystery House




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                         County                                                Founded              Meaning of Name               Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                              Named for Napoleon Bonaparte
                                                                                              Broward, Governor of Florida from     Museum of Science and
 17     Broward County, FL                                                 29            1915 1905 to 1909                          Discovery
                                                                                              Named for General Edward H.
                                                                                              Tarrant, commander of militia
                                                                                              forces of the Republic of Texas at
                                                                                              the Battle of Village Creek in     Stockyards, Fort Worth Zoo,
 18     Tarrant County, TX                                               745             1849 1841                               Six Flags, Hurricane Harbor,




                                                                                                                                    Greenwich Village,
 19     New York County, NY (aka Manhattan)                                33            1683 Named for the Duke of York            Algonquin Theater


                                                                                              Named from San Antonio de Béxar,
                                                                                              one of the twenty-three municipalities
                                                                                              (administrative divisions) of Texas at The Alamo, Riverwalk,
 20     Bexar County, TX                                                 701             1836 the time of its independence.          SeaWorld




                                                                                              Named for the county of Suffolk in    Long Island, Suffolk
 21     Suffolk County, NY                                               401             1683 England                               Seashore




                                                                                                                                   Stone Zoo, Whistler House
 22     Middlesex County, MA                                               16            1643 Named for historic county of England Museum of Art




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                         County                                                Founded             Meaning of Name                Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                                                                    Sunol Water Temple,
                                                                                              Alameda means 'a place where          Livermore Valley, Alameda
 23     Alameda County, CA                                                 33            1853 poplar trees grow'                    County Fair

                                                                                                                                    The Liberty Bell,
                                                                                                                                    Independence Hall,
                                                                                                                                    Philadelphia Zoo, Love Park,
                                                                                                                                    Tomb of the Unknown
 24     Philadelphia County, PA                                          431             1682 Brotherly Love Sacramento River,
                                                                                              named after the                       Soldier
                                                                                              which forms its western border. The
                                                                                              river was named by Spanish cavalry
                                                                                              officer Gabriel Moraga for the
                                                                                              Santisimo Sacramento (Most Holy       Waterworld USA, Big Four
                                                                                              Sacrament), referring to the          Building, Governor's
 25     Sacramento County, CA                                              30            1850 Eucharist.                            Mansion State Historic Park

                                                                                                                                    Heinrich Heine Memoria,
                                                                                                                                    New York Botanical
                                                                                              Named for settler John (or Jonas)     Gardens, The Bronx Zoo,
                                                                                              Bronck, a Swedish sea captain who     Hall of Fame for Great
 26     Bronx County, NY                                                 280             1914 settled here in 1639.                 Americans



                                                                                              Named after Dutch William of
                                                                                              Nassau, Prince of Orange (who later   Nassau County Museum of
                                                                                              also ruled as King William III of     art, Roslyn Harbor,
 27     Nassau County, NY                                                107             1899 England.)                             Roosevelt Field




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                         County                                                Founded              Meaning of Name                Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                              Named after the Native American        Cuyahoga Valley National
                                                                                              word (possibly Algonquian)             Park, Cuyahoga County
                                                                                              Cuyahoga , which means "crooked        Fairgrounds, Cuyahoga
 28     Cuyahoga County, OH                                              640             1807 river"                                 Valley Historical Museum
                                                                                                                                     Lion Country Safari, Palm
                                                                                                                                     Beach Zoo at Dreher Park,
                                                                                                                                     Arthur R. Marshall
                                                                                              Named for its first settlement which   Loxahatchee National
                                                                                              named for all the palm trees and       Wildlife Refuge, Jupiter
 29     Palm Beach County, FL                                              13            1909 beaches.                               Lighthouse




                                                                                                                                     Allegheny Islands State
 30     Allegheny County, PA                                             1223            1788 Named after the Allegheny River        Park, Golden Triangle




                                                                                                                                  Detroit Zoological Park,
 31     Oakland County, MI                                               820             1819 Named for the many oak trees growingOakland University
                                                                                                                                  here




                                                                                                                                     Busch Gardens, Lowry Park
                                                                                              Named for Wills Hill, Viscount         Zoo, Veterans Memorial
 32     Hillsborough County, FL                                            48            1834 Hillsborough of England                Museum & Park




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       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                           County                                              Founded               Meaning of Name               Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                              Named in honor of the 17th-century
                                                                                              French explorer Father Louis
 33     Hennepin County, MN                                              1131            1852 Hennepin                               Mall of America




                                                                                                                                     Franklin Park Conservatory,
                                                                                                                                     Columbus Zoo, Magic
 34     Franklin County, OH                                              800             1803 Names for Benjamin Franklin            Mountain Fun Center




                                                                                                                                     Walt Disney World,
                                                                                              For the fruit that constituted the     Universal Studios Florida,
 35     Orange County, FL                                                106             1845 county's main product                  SeaWorld




                                                                                                                                     Mt. Diablo State Park, Las
                                                                                              name means opposite coast, because Trampas Regional
 36     Contra Costa County, CA                                          1398            1850 of its location opposite San Francisco Wilderness




                                                                                                                                     Great Salt Lake, Fort
 37     Salt Lake County, UT                                             5200            1852 Named for the Great Salt Lake          Douglas Military Museum,




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                                                             Elevation
Rank                           County                                              Founded              Meaning of Name                  Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                              Named for Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord
                                                                                              Fairfax of Cameron, proprietor of the    Wolf Trap National Park for
 38     Fairfax County, VA                                               447             1742 Northern Neck.                           the Performing Arts




                                                                                                                                   Stone Mountain Park,
                                                                                              The County itself claims to be named Governor's Mansion,
 39     Fulton County, GA                                                1119            1853 after Robert Fulton                  Georgia Aquarium
                                                                                                                                       Buenos Aires National
                                                                                                                                       Wildlife Refuge, Titan
                                                                                                                                       Missile Museum, Arizona-
                                                                                                                                       Sonora Desert Museum,
                                                                                              Named after the Pima American            Colossal Cave Mountain
 40     Pima County, AZ                                                  1200            1864 Indian tribe                             Park



                                                                                              Named in honor of William Barret         BeeCaves, Governor's
                                                                                              Travis, the commander of the             Mansion, Texas Memorial
                                                                                              Republic of Texas forces at the Battle   Museum of Science and
 41     Travis County, TX                                                489             1840 of the Alamo.                            History




                                                                                                                                       St Louis Arch, St. Louis
                                                                                              Named for Saint Louis, King of           Science Center, Jefferson
 42     St. Louis County, MO                                             597             1812 France                                   Barracks Historic Park




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                          County                                               Founded              Meaning of Name               Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




 43     Westchester County, NY                                           423             1683 Named after Chester, in England       Jacob Purdy House
                                                                                              There is some dispute. The name
                                                                                              may come from the Potawatomi
                                                                                              “Mahn-ah-wauk,” meaning council
                                                                                              grounds of the Potawatomi; “Mah-an-   Milwaukee County Historical
                                                                                              wauk-seepe,” meaning gathering        Center, Milwaukee County
                                                                                              place of rivers; or the Algonquian    War Memorial Complex,
 44     Milwaukee County, WI                                             790             1834 “Milo-aki,” meaning beautiful land.   Milwaukee County Zoo




                                                                                              Named after Gen. Richard
                                                                                              Montgomery, killed during the         Brookside Gardens at
 45     Montgomery County, MD                                            539             1776 Revolution                            Wheaton Regional Park

                                                                                                                                    DuPage Children's Museum,
                                                                                                                                    Wheaton College's Billy
                                                                                              Name taken from the DuPage River,     Graham Center, Oak
                                                                                              which was, in turn, named after a     Brook's Mayslake Peabody
 46     DuPage County, IL                                                846             1839 French fur trapper, DuPage.           Estate




                                                                                              Named for the Spanish Punta Piñal     Science Center of Pinellas
 47     Pinellas County, FL                                                14            1911 ("Point of Pines" or "Piney Point")   County




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                           County                                              Founded              Meaning of Name                Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                                                                     Niagara Falls, Buffalo Zoo,
 48     Erie County, NY                                                  600             1821 Named for the Erie tribe of Indians    Six Flags Darien Lake




                                                                                              Named after Fresno Creek. Fresno in
                                                                                              Spanish signifies "ash tree", which are
 49     Fresno County, CA                                                325             1856 abundant in the area.                   Discovery Center




                                                                                                                                     Carnival Memphis, St Jude
                                                                                              Named for Governor Isaac Shelby        Children's Research
 50     Shelby County, TN                                                361             1819 (1750-1826), of Kentucky               Hospital




                                                                                              Honolulu's name derives from the       Pearl Harbor, Waikiki Shell,
                                                                                              native words hono, meaning “a bay,”    Bishop Museum, Honolulu
 51     Honolulu County, HI                                                15            1907 and lulu, meaning “sheltered.”         Academy of Arts




                                                                                                                                   Norwalk's Maritime
                                                                                              Named for the extremely vast area of Aquarium, Lockwood-
                                                                                              wetlands on the coast, and the large Mathews Mansion Museum,
 52     Fairfield County, CT                                             190             1666 amount of inland wetlands.           Sheffield Island Lighthouse




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                          County                                               Founded              Meaning of Name                Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                                                                      Bergen County Zoological
                                                                                              It is believed that the County is named Park, Giants Stadium,
                                                                                              for one of the earliest settlements,    Easton Tower, Steuben
 53     Bergen County, NJ                                                1152            1683 Bergen                                  House, Izod Center
                                                                                              Named for the German Princess
                                                                                              Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz from
                                                                                              the German state of Mecklenburg-
                                                                                              Strelitz. She had become queen
                                                                                              consort of King George III the year    NASCAR Hall of Fame,
 54     Mecklenburg County, NC                                           771             1762 prior.                                 Discovery Place, Carowinds




                                                                                              Named for Francis Marion, a
                                                                                              Brigadier General from South
                                                                                              Carolina in the American              Marion County Museum of
 55     Marion County, IN                                                856             1822 Revolutionary War.                    History




                                                                                                                                    The Mark Twain House and
 56     Hartford County, CT                                              253             1666 Named for Hertford, England           Museum



                                                                                                                                    J.C. Raulston Arboretum,
                                                                                                                                    Walnut Creek Amphitheatre,
                                                                                              Named for Margaret Wake, wife of      North Carolina State Capitol
 57     Wake County, NC                                                  499             1771 Governor William Tryon                in Raleigh




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                          County                                               Founded              Meaning of Name                 Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                              Named for the first Secretary of the
 58     Hamilton County, OH                                              899             1790 Treasury, Alexander Hamilton           Cincinnati Zoo




                                                                                              Named for William Pope DuVal who Jacksonville Beach,
                                                                                              was the Governor of Florida Territory Jacksonville Zoological
 59     Duval County, FL                                                   68            1822 from 1822 to 1834.                    Gardens




 60     New Haven County, CT                                             177             1666 Unknown                                Yale University




                                                                                              Named for Alexander Macomb, Jr.,
 61     Macomb County, MI                                                627             1818 an early U.S. Army commander.          Detroit Institute of Arts




                                                                                              Named for Prince George of
 62     Prince George's County, MD                                       285             1696 Denmark                                Six Flags Hurricane Harbor




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                          County                                               Founded              Meaning of Name              Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                                                                   Union Square, Golden Gate
 63     San Francisco County, CA                                         925             1776 Saint Francis of Assisi              Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf



                                                                                              Named for the Kern River which was
                                                                                              named for Edward Kern, the
                                                                                              cartographer for General John C.     Heritage Park, Kern National
 64     Kern County, CA                                                  2290            1866 Fremont's 1845 expedition            Wildlife Refuge




                                                                                              Named for Mission San Buenaventura
                                                                                              which was named after Saint        California - Channel Islands
 65     Ventura County, CA                                               623             1873 Bonaventure                        National Park
                                                                                                                                   CNN Studio Tours,
                                                                                                                                   Callaway Gardens,
                                                                                              Named for Button Gwinnett, a         World of Coca-Cola,
                                                                                              delegate from Georgia who signed     Underground Atlanta,
                                                                                              the United States Declaration of     Georgia State Capital,
 66     Gwinnett County, GA                                              995             1818 Independence                         Georgia Aquarium




                                                                                              Named for Middlesex County,
 67     Middlesex County, NJ                                             300             1675 England                              Molly Pitcher Travel Plaza




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                        County                                                 Founded              Meaning of Name              Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                                                                   Museum of Glass,
                                                                                                                                   Broadway Center for the
                                                                                              Named for U.S. President Franklin    Performing Arts, Point
 68     Pierce County, WA                                                2411            1852 Pierce                               Defiance Park




                                                                                                                                   Reisterstown, North Central
                                                                                              Named for the Irish barony of Lord   Railroad Trail, Maryland
 69     Baltimore County, MD                                             966             1659 Baltimore                            State Fair




                                                                                                                                   Higgins Armory Museum,
 70     Worcester County, MA                                             600             1731 Named for Worcester, England         Ecotarium,




                                                                                                                                   Elmwood Park Zoo, Graeme
                                                                                              Named for Revolutionary War Gen.     Park, Hope Lodge,
 71     Montgomery County, PA                                            420             1784 Richard Montgomery                   Glencairn Museum




                                                                                                                                   Montclair Art Museum,
                                                                                                                                   New Jersey Historical
 72     Essex County, NJ                                                 302             1683 Named for Essex County, England      Society Museum




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                         County                                                Founded              Meaning of Name                Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                              amed in honor of Collin McKinney,
                                                                                              one of the five men who drafted the
                                                                                              Texas Declaration of Independence      Collin County Youth and
 73     Collin County, TX                                                669             1846 and the oldest to have signed it.      Farm Museum



                                                                                              El Paso is Spanish for "the Pass." It
                                                                                              is named for the pass the Rio Grande
                                                                                              creates through the mountains on      Wet 'N Wild Water World, El
 74     El Paso County, TX                                               3762            1848 either side of the river.             Paso Zoo



                                                                                              Named for Baron Johann de Kalb, a
                                                                                              German soldier who fought on the
                                                                                              side of the Americans in the American Stone Mountain,
 75     DeKalb County, GA                                                1122            1822 Revolutionary War                     International Corridors




                                                                                                                                     Cogswell's Grant,
 76     Essex County, MA                                                   66            1643 Named for Essex County, England        Essex Shipbuilding Museum




                                                                                              named after James Monroe, fifth
                                                                                              President of the United States of      Monroe County's Seneca
 77     Monroe County, NY                                                748             1831 America                                Park Zoo




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                           County                                              Founded              Meaning of Name                Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                                                                     The USS Constitution, New
                                                                                              Named after Suffolk, England. It       England Aquarium, Bull and
 78     Suffolk County, MA                                                 69            1643 means "southern folk."                 Finch Pub - Home of Cheers




                                                                                              Named for Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
                                                                                              who was the priest who raised the call Hidalgo County Historical
                                                                                              for Mexico's independence from         Museum, Ye Old Clock
 79     Hidalgo County, TX                                               305             1852 Spain                                  Museum
                                                                                                                                     Oregon Museum of Science
                                                                                                                                     and Industry, Portland Art
                                                                                                                                     Museum, Memorial
                                                                                              Named for native people first          Coliseum, Oregon
                                                                                              recorded by Lewis and Clark, known     Convention Center, Rose
 80     Multnomah County, OR                                               50            1854 as Mulknomans.                         Garden
                                                                                                                                    Kentucky Derby Museum,
                                                                                                                                    Kentucky Museum of Art,
                                                                                                                                    Lousiville Slugger Museum
                                                                                                                                    & Factory, Frazier
                                                                                              Named for 3rd President of the United International History
 81     Jefferson County, KY                                             466             1780 States Thomas Jefferson               Museum, Metro Zoo

                                                                                                                                     Filoli Center, Hiller Aviaton
                                                                                                                                     Museum, Japanese Tea
                                                                                                                                     Garden, San Mateo Central
                                                                                                                                     Park, Pescadero Marsh
 82     San Mateo County, CA                                             187             1856 Spanish name for Saint Matthew         Natural Reserve




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                        County                                                 Founded             Meaning of Name                Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)

                                                                                                                                   Six Flags Great America,
                                                                                                                                   Bowen Park, Volo Auto
                                                                                                                                   Museum and Antique Mall,
                                                                                                                                   Lake County Discovery
                                                                                              Named for being on the coast of Lake Museum, Ryerson
 83     Lake County, IL                                                  669             1839 Michigan                             Conservation Area

                                                                                                                                    Frontier City, National
                                                                                              Oklahoma originates from the          Cowboy & Western Heritage
                                                                                              Choctaw Nation word "okla" (meaning   Museum, Oklahoma City
                                                                                              people) and "humma" (meaning red),    Museum of Art, Oklahoma
 84     Oklahoma County, OK                                              1230            1890 literally "red people"                City Zoo, White Water Bay
                                                                                                                                    Six Flags Over Georgia,
                                                                                                                                    White Water, Coca-Cola
                                                                                                                                    World, Southern Museum of
                                                                                                                                    Civil War and Locomotive
                                                                                              Named for Senator Thomas Willis       History, Stone Mountain
 85     Cobb County, GA                                                  1129            1832 Cobb                                  Park



                                                                                                                                    Imagine Children's Museum,
                                                                                                                                    Forest Park, Iron Horse
                                                                                              Named for the Snohomish tribe of      Casino, Blue Sky Outfitters,
 86     Snohomish County, WA                                             110             1861 Indians                               Snohomish Historical District



                                                                                                                                    Harrah's Joliet Casino,
                                                                                              Named after Dr. Conrad Will, a        Empress River Casino,
                                                                                              businessman involved in salt          Joliet Area Historical
 87     Will County, IL                                                  600             1836 production, also a politician.        Museum




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                           County                                              Founded             Meaning of Name                  Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)

                                                                                                                                      Bob Hope Theater, Pixie
                                                                                                                                      Woods Amusement Park,
                                                                                                                                      San Joaquin County
                                                                                                                                      Fairgrounds, Haggin
                                                                                              Means Joachim, named after San          Museum, Delta College
 88     San Joaquin County, CA                                             15            1850 Joaquin river                           Clever Planetarium
                                                                                                                                      Hallmark Crown Center,
                                                                                                                                      Harry S Truman National
                                                                                                                                      Historic Site, Kemper
                                                                                                                                      Museum of Contemporary
                                                                                              Named after 7th President of the        Art, Worlds of Fun, Kansas
 89     Jackson County, MO                                               774             1826 United States Andrew Jackson            City Zoo
                                                                                                                                      US Naval Shipbuilding
                                                                                                                                      Museum, Our World
                                                                                                                                      Children's Global Discovery
                                                                                                                                      Museum, JFK Birthplace,
                                                                                              Named after Norfolk, England and        Larz Andersen Auto
 90     Norfolk County, MA                                               210             1793 means "northern folk"                   Museum, Fairbanks House
                                                                                                                                 McWane Science Center,
                                                                                                                                 Southern Museum of Flight,
                                                                                                                                 Vulcan Park, Birmingham
                                                                                                                                 Civil Rights Institute,
                                                                                                                                 Arlington Antebellum Home
 91     Jefferson County, AL                                             600             1819 Named in honor of Thomas Jefferson and Gardens

                                                                                                                                      Six Flags Great Adventure,
                                                                                              May be named for Rhode Island           Freehold Raceway, Garrett
                                                                                              Monmouth Society, Monmouthshire in      Flight Center, Gateway
                                                                                              Wales, Great Britain, or James Scott,   National Recreation Area,
 92     Monmouth County, NJ                                              138             1675 1st Duke of Monmouth.                   River Queen




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                            County                                             Founded              Meaning of Name                  Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)


                                                                                                                                       National Aquarium, Fort
                                                                                              Named after Lord Baltimore in the        McHenry, USS
                                                                                              Irish House of Lords, Baltimore is an    Constellation, Six Flags
                                                                                              anglicized form of an Irish phrase for   America, Maryland Science
 93     Baltimore city, MD                                                 33            1729 "Town Of The Big House"                  Center




                                                                                              Named for John B. Denton, preacher, Texas Motor Speedway, Sky
 94     Denton County, TX                                                642             1846 lawyer, and soldier.                Theater at UNT, Fry Street

                                                                                                                                   Indian Pueblo Cultural
                                                                                                                                   Center, NM Museum of
                                                                                                                                   Natural History & Science,
                                                                                              Likely named for the Gonzales-Bernal Old Town, Albuquerque
 95     Bernalillo County, NM                                            5312            1852 family                               Biological Park




                                                                                                                                       Providence Athenaeum,
                                                                                              Named in honor of "God's Merciful        Roger Williams Park,
 96     Providence County, RI                                              75            1729 Providence"                              Federal Hill




                                                                                                                                       Grand Ole Opry, Opry Mills
                                                                                              Named after William Lee Davidson,        Mall, LP Field, Parthenon,
 97     Davidson County, TN                                              597             1783 revolutionary war officer                Country Music Hall Of Fame




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       July 1, 2008

                                                             Elevation
Rank                        County                                                 Founded             Meaning of Name               Major Tourist Attraction
                                                          (Top Ground Level)




                                                                                                                                   Andalusia Foundation, Pearl
                                                                                              Named by William Penn after          S. Buck House, Sesame
 98     Bucks County, PA                                                 456             1682 Buckinghamshire, England             Place



                                                                                                                                   Gerald R Ford Library and
                                                                                                                                   Museum, Frederik Meijer
                                                                                              Named for attorney and legal scholar Gardens, Van Andel
 99     Kent County, MI                                                  640             1831 James Kent                           Museum Center



                                                                                                                                   Red Rocks Ampitheater,
                                                                                                                                   Denver Mint, National
                                                                                              Named for the famous governor of     Western Stock Show, Coors
100     Denver County, CO                                                5280            1902 Kansas Territory, James W. Denver    Field, Invesco Field,




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       July 1, 2008

Rank                          County                          Top Employers                         Top Industries


                                                        County of Los Angeles,Los
                                                        Angeles Unified School
                                                        District,Federal Gov't,
                                                        University of California, Los   Entertainment Industry, International
 1      Los Angeles County, CA                          Angeles                         trade, Aerospace, Technology
                                                        US Gov't, Chicago Public
                                                        Schools, City of Chicago,
                                                        Jewel-Osco, Cook County,
 2      Cook County, IL                                 Advocate Health Care            Government, Education, Healthcare

                                                        Shell Oil Co., Harris County,
                                                        Exxon Mobile Corp, City of
 3      Harris County, TX                               Houston, JPMorgan Chase Energy, Petroleum, Chemical, Space



                                                        Walmart, Banner Health,         Retail Trade, Administrative, Support,
                                                        Wells Fargo, Intel,             Waste Management, Remediation
 4      Maricopa County, AZ                             Honeywell, Raytheon, Basha      Service, Construction
                                                        Walt Disney
                                                        Company;County of
                                                        Orange;University of            Trade, Transportation &
                                                        California, Irvine;St. Joseph   Utilities;Professional & Business
                                                        Health System;Boeing            Services;Manufacturing;Leisure &
 5      Orange County, CA                               Company;YUM Brands, Inc         Hospitality Services
                                                        US Navy, Federal Gov't,
                                                        State Gov't, University of
                                                        California-San Diego, San
                                                        Diego Unified School District,
 6      San Diego County, CA                            City of San Diego              Aerospace, Electronic, and Shipbuilding




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       July 1, 2008

Rank                           County                         Top Employers                         Top Industries



                                                        NYC Transit Authority,
                                                        Keyspan Corporation,Roman
                                                        Catholic Diocese Of
                                                        Brooklyn,Empire             Financial, High-tech, Entertainment,
 7      Kings County, NY (aka Brooklyn)                 Healthchoice Assurance, Inc Support Services


                                                        American Airlines, Walmart,
                                                        Lockheed Martin, SBC,        Technology, Defense, Financial,
 8      Dallas County, TX                               Verizon, Baylor Health       Information Technology and Data
                                                        Publix Super Markets,Baptist
                                                        Health South
                                                        Florida,University of
                                                        Miami,American
                                                        Airlines,Precision Response
 9      Miami-Dade County, FL                           Corporation                  Tourism, Trade, Banking



                                                        City of New York, New York       Finance and services, tourism, media,
                                                        Public Schools, Merrill Lynch,   entertainment and telecommunications,
 10     Queens County, NY (aka Queens)                  JFK International Airport        manufacturing, trade
                                                        County of Riverside,March
                                                        Air Reserve, University of
                                                        California-Riverside, Stater
                                                        Bros. Markets, Pechanga
 11     Riverside County, CA                            Resort & Casino                  Manufacturing, Retail Trade, Education




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       July 1, 2008

Rank                        County                            Top Employers                      Top Industries

                                                        County of San Bernardino,
                                                        National Training Center,
                                                        Loma Linda University, U.S.
                                                        Marine Corps Air Ground
                                                        Combat Center,San
                                                        Bernardino City Unified
 12     San Bernardino County, CA                       School District               Government, Education, Retail Trade
                                                        Detroit Public Schools,
                                                        City of Detroit,
                                                        The Detroit Medical Center,
                                                        U.S. Government,
                                                        St John Health,               Automobile, Government, Health,
 13     Wayne County, MI                                U.S. Army Dental Corps,       Technology



                                                        Starbucks, The Boeing Co.,
                                                        Microsoft, University of      Wholesale/Retail Trade, Government,
 14     King County, WA                                 Washington, Paccar,Inc        Manufacturing, Heath Services


                                                        Clark County School District,
                                                        Clark County, Wynn Las
                                                        Vegas, Bellagio A Casino,
 15     Clark County, NV                                MGM Grand                     Tourism, Government, Education
                                                        Applied Materials Inc,
                                                        Intel Corp,
                                                        Apple,
                                                        El Camino Hospital-Los        Technology, Computer software and
                                                        Gatos,                        hardware manufacturing, wholesale and
 16     Santa Clara County, CA                          Yahoo! Inc                    services




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       July 1, 2008

Rank                         County                           Top Employers                      Top Industries



                                                        Tenet Healthcare Corp,
                                                        American Express, The        Trade, Transportation and Utilities,
                                                        Continental Group, Nova      Professional & Business Services,
 17     Broward County, FL                              Southeastern University      Education & Health Services
                                                        Alcon, Arlington ISD, Bell
                                                        Helicopter, Tarrant County,
                                                        Burlington Northern Railroad,
                                                        Lockheed Martin,              Government, Manufacturing, Education,
 18     Tarrant County, TX                              RadioShack, SBC, UTA          Wholesale & Retail Trade, Services




                                                        Google, Goldman Sachs,
 19     New York County, NY (aka Manhattan)             Ernst & Young, KPMG          Financial, Advertising, Retail


                                                        Frost National Bank ,
                                                        Valero Energy Corporation,
                                                        USAA,
 20     Bexar County, TX                                Southwest Research Institute Services, Manufacturing, Government



                                                        North Shore Health System, Health, educational and social services,
                                                        Diocese of Rockville Centre, Tourism, The Arts, Technologies,
 21     Suffolk County, NY                              Cablevision Systems
                                                        Harvard University           notably bioscience technology
                                                        Massachusetts Institute of
                                                        Technology
                                                        City of Cambridge
                                                        Mt. Auburn Hospital
                                                        Novartis Institute for
 22     Middlesex County, MA                            Biomedical Research          Education, Health, Government




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       July 1, 2008

Rank                         County                           Top Employers                      Top Industries



                                                        University of California-
                                                        Berkeley, Alameda County,
                                                        Oakland Unified School
                                                        District, Lawrence Livermore Education, Government, Research,
 23     Alameda County, CA                              National Laboratory
                                                        Aramark Holdings             Postal, Health
                                                        Corporation,
                                                        Comcast Corporation,
                                                        Comcast Cable Holdings,
                                                        Llc,
                                                        Comcast Holdings
 24     Philadelphia County, PA                         Corporation,                 Health Service, Education, Biomedical



                                                        Kaiser Permanente,
                                                        Raley’s Inc.,
                                                        Intel Corp. ,
 25     Sacramento County, CA                           CHW/Mercy Healthcare         Government, Services, Trade

                                                        JPMorgan Chase, Mitchell
                                                        Martin, Time Warner,
                                                        Montefiore Medical Center,   Retail trade, manufacturing, finance and
                                                        Saint Barnabas Medical       insurance, professional, scientific and
 26     Bronx County, NY                                Center                       technical services




                                                        North Shore Health System, Health, educational and social services,
                                                        Diocese of Rockville Centre, Tourism, The Arts, Technologies,
 27     Nassau County, NY                               Cablevision Systems          notably bioscience technology




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       July 1, 2008

Rank                         County                           Top Employers                      Top Industries




                                                        American Greetings Corp,
                                                        Case Western Reserve         Trade, Transportation and Utilities,
                                                        University, Continental      Manufacturing, Construction, Local
 28     Cuyahoga County, OH                             Airlines, KeyCorp            Government

                                                        Tenet Healthcare
                                                        Corporation, Hospital        Trade, Transportation and Utilities,
                                                        Corporation of America,      Professional & Business Services,
                                                        Florida Power & Light, The   Education & Health Services, Education
 29     Palm Beach County, FL                           Breakers, Office Depot       & Health Services, Leisure & Hospitality



                                                        U.S. Steel Corp, PNC         Health Care and Social Assistance,
                                                        Financial Services Group,    Retail Trade, Accommodation and Food
                                                        PPG Industries, H J Heinz    Services, Professional and Technical
 30     Allegheny County, PA                            Corporation.                 Services

                                                        GM, Chrysler, Beaumont
                                                        Hospitals, EDS, St. John
                                                        Health, Blue Cross Blue      Automotive, Health Care, Informational
                                                        Shield of Michigan, United   technology services, Government,
 31     Oakland County, MI                              States Postal Service        Financial
                                                        Hillsborough County School
                                                        District, Verizon
                                                        Communications, University
                                                        of South Florida, Tampa    Education, Information, Transportation,
                                                        International Airport, St  Warehousing, Health and Social
 32     Hillsborough County, FL                         Joseph's Hospital          Services




                                                                           Page 46
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                           County                         Top Employers                     Top Industries



                                                        Target,
                                                        Wells Fargo,
                                                        US Bancorp
                                                        Ameriprise
 33     Hennepin County, MN                             Star Tribune                 Services, Retail Trade, Manufacturing



                                                        State of Ohio, Ohio State
                                                        University, US Government,
                                                        JPMorgan Chase,              Services, Retail Trade, Government,
 34     Franklin County, OH                             Nationwide                   Manufacturing

                                                        Walt Disney World, Orange
                                                        County Public Schools,
                                                        Adventist Health Systems,
                                                        Universal Orlando, Orlando Entertainment, Education, Healthcare,
 35     Orange County, FL                               Regional Healthcare System Government
                                                        CONTRA-COSTA
                                                        REGIONAL MED CTR,
                                                        BANK OF THE WEST,
                                                        KAISER PERMANENTE
                                                        MEDICAL CTR, SHELL
                                                        MARTINEZ REFINERY, ST
 36     Contra Costa County, CA                         MARY'S COLLEGE OF CA Health, Financial, Petroleum, Education



                                                        University of Utah, State of
                                                        Utah, Granite School District,
                                                        Jordan School District, Salt Education, Informational, Computer,
 37     Salt Lake County, UT                            Lake County                    Retail Trade




                                                                          Page 47
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                           County                         Top Employers                       Top Industries

                                                        Gannett Co., INOVA Health
                                                        System, Science
                                                        Applications International
                                                        Corp, George Mason
                                                        University, Booz, Allen &     professional, scientific, information and
 38     Fairfax County, VA                              Hamilton                      technical service



                                                        Cox Enterprises, Delta Air
                                                        Lines, Georgia Institute of
                                                        Technology, and Georgia       Retail trade, Financial,
 39     Fulton County, GA                               State University              Telecommunications, Technology



                                                        Ampitheatre Unified School
                                                        District, Asarco LLC, Bashas' Education, Health, Administrative
                                                        Inc, Canteen Correctional     Services, Trade, Transportation and
 40     Pima County, AZ                                 Services                      Utilities, Natural Resources and Mining
                                                        State of Texas,
                                                        Dell Computer,
                                                        University of Texas,
                                                        Austin Independent School
                                                        District,                     High Technology, Semiconductor &
 41     Travis County, TX                               US Government                 Software, Telecommunications



                                                        BJC HealthCare, United
                                                        States Postal Service,        Education, Health Services, Financial,
                                                        Archdiocese of St. Louis,     Manufacturing, Health and Life
 42     St. Louis County, MO                            SBC                           Sciences




                                                                            Page 48
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                          County                          Top Employers                      Top Industries




                                                        IBM Corporation, PepsiCo,
                                                        Nokia Inc, Snapple Beverage
                                                        Group/Motts, Inc, ITT       Technology, Retail Trade, Healthcare,
 43     Westchester County, NY                          Corporation                 Education


                                                        Aurora Health Care,
                                                        Wheaton Franciscan
                                                        Healthcare, Columbia-St.
                                                        Mary's, Rockwell             Healthcare, Education, Construction,
 44     Milwaukee County, WI                            Automation, Roundy's         Finance and insurance

                                                        Johns Hopkins University,
                                                        National Institutes of Health,
                                                        Wal-Mart, U.S. Food and
                                                        Drug Administration, Marriott
 45     Montgomery County, MD                           International                  Biotechnology, Health, Government
                                                        BP America, Lucent
                                                        Technologies, Edward         Construction, Manufacturing, Retail and
                                                        Hospital, Central DuPage     Wholesale Trade, Professional,
                                                        Hospital, Elmhurst           Scientific, Technical
                                                        Hospital, College of         Services, Healthcare and Social
 46     DuPage County, IL                               DuPage                       Assistance

                                                        All Children’s Health System,
                                                        Raymond James,
                                                        Bayfront Medical Center,
                                                        City of Clearwater,
 47     Pinellas County, FL                             City of St. Petersburg        Tourism, Manufacturing, Financial




                                                                           Page 49
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                           County                         Top Employers                        Top Industries



                                                        State of New York
                                                        United States Government
                                                        Kaleida Health                Health Care, Retail Trade,
                                                        City of Buffalo               Manufacturing, Finance and Insurance,
 48     Erie County, NY                                 HSBC Bank                     HSBC bank


                                                        Fresno Unified School
                                                        District, County of Fresno,
                                                        Community Medical Centers,
                                                        Clovis Unified School
 49     Fresno County, CA                               District, City of Fresno      Retail Trade, Government, Healthcare
                                                        Federal Express
                                                        Corporation,
                                                        Memphis City Schools,         Distribution/Time-Sensitive Distribution
                                                        United States Government,     Logistics/E-Commerce Logistics
                                                        Methodist Healthcare,         Back Office/Headquarters
                                                        Baptist Memorial Healthcare   Food Processing
 50     Shelby County, TN                               Corp.                         Biomedical

                                                        Schofield Barracks,
                                                        Bank of Hawaii,
                                                        Queen's Medical Ctr,
                                                        Tripler Army Medical Ctr ,
 51     Honolulu County, HI                             Honolulu Police Dept          Services, Military, Agriculture

                                                        Bridgeport Hospital,
                                                        People's Bank,
                                                        St. Vincent's Medical Center,
                                                        Bridgeport Health Care
                                                        Center,
 52     Fairfield County, CT                            Sikorsky Aircraft             Manufacturing, Trade, Government




                                                                           Page 50
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                          County                          Top Employers                       Top Industries



                                                        Hackensack University
                                                        Medical Center, the New
                                                        Jersey Sport and Exposition
                                                        Authority, and the Valley   Manufacturing, Service Industry, Health
 53     Bergen County, NJ                               Hospital System
                                                        Carolinas Healthcare        Services
                                                        System,
                                                        Wells Fargo/Wachovia Corp,
                                                        Charlotte-Mecklenburg
                                                        Schools,
                                                        Bank Of America,              Wholesale & Retail Trade, Services,
 54     Mecklenburg County, NC                          Wal-Mart Stores Inc           Manufacturing
                                                        Eli Lilly and Company,
                                                        Indiana Univ. - Purdue Univ.,
                                                        St Vincent Hospital and
                                                        Health,
                                                        Clarian Health Partners Inc.,
                                                        Indiana Univ. School of
 55     Marion County, IN                               Medicine                      Industrial, Commercial, Transportation
                                                        State of Connecticut,
                                                        United Technologies Corp.,
                                                        The Hartford Financial
                                                        Group,
                                                        Aetna Inc.,
 56     Hartford County, CT                             Travelers                    Services, Trade, Government



                                                        State of NC, Wake County
                                                        Public School System, North
                                                        Carolina State University,
 57     Wake County, NC                                 WakeMed, GlaxoSmithKline Technology, Health, Retail Trade




                                                                           Page 51
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                          County                          Top Employers                        Top Industries


                                                        University of Cincinnati,
                                                        Kroger Co, Health Alliance of
                                                        Greater Cincinnati, The
                                                        Procter & Gamble Company,
                                                        Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Manufacturing, Wholesale & Retail
 58     Hamilton County, OH                             Medical Center                 Trade, Manufacturing

                                                        Blue Cross Blue Shield of
                                                        Florida, Inc., Publix
                                                        Distribution Center, Baptist
                                                        Health System, CSX Corp.,      Manufacturing, Automotive,
 59     Duval County, FL                                Citibank                       Transportation & Shipping



                                                        Stolt-Nielsen S.A.,
                                                        Connecticut Travelers Cslty    Manufacturing, Retail trade,
                                                        Co, Aetna Inc, Griffin         Professional, scientific and technical
 60     New Haven County, CT                            Hospital                       services



                                                        St John Health,
                                                        U.S. Army Dental Corps,
                                                        IBM, Michigan State            Health, Government, Technology,
 61     Macomb County, MI                               University                     Education

                                                        Computer Sciences
                                                        Corporation, Dimensions
                                                        Health Corporation, Doctors
                                                        Hospital, Giant Food Stores, Health Services, Retail Trade,
 62     Prince George's County, MD                      Andrews Air Force Base       Technology




                                                                            Page 52
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                          County                          Top Employers                       Top Industries




                                                        University of California-SF, H
                                                        C Moffit Hospital, P G & E
                                                        Corp, San Francisco General Financial, Shipping, Retail Trade &
 63     San Francisco County, CA                        Hospital                       Technology
                                                        Kern County public schools,
                                                        Edwards Air Force Base,
                                                        County of Kern,
                                                        Grimmway Enterprises,
                                                        China Lake Naval Air          Agriculture, Education, Government,
 64     Kern County, CA                                 Weapons Station               Health Services




                                                        Naval Base Ventura County,
                                                        Ventura County, State of   Government, Biotech, Education,
 65     Ventura County, CA                              California,                Health

                                                        Gwinnett County Public
                                                        Schools, Gwinnett County
                                                        Government, Gwinnett          Construction, Healthcare, Education,
                                                        Health Care System , Wal-     Professional, scientific, and technical
 66     Gwinnett County, GA                             Mart, Publix                  services
                                                        Robert Wood Johnson
                                                        Hospital, Bristol-Myers
                                                        Squibb, Merrill Lynch &
                                                        Company, Novo Nordisk,        Healthcare, Education, Professional,
                                                        Prudential Insurance          scientific, and technical services,
 67     Middlesex County, NJ                            Company                       Finance and Insurance




                                                                          Page 53
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                        County                            Top Employers                         Top Industries




                                                        U.S. Army Fort Lewis, Local
                                                        Public School Districts, U.S.
                                                        Air Force McChord,
                                                        Washinton State, Multicare      Government, Education, Health
 68     Pierce County, WA                               Health Security
                                                        Social System                   Services
                                                        Administration, Greater
                                                        Baltimore Medical Center,
                                                        Centers for Medicare &
                                                        Medicaid Services—CMS,
                                                        Erickson Retirement             Government, Manufacturing, Bio-
 69     Baltimore County, MD                            Communities                     Science, Technology, Education

                                                        University of Ma Health
                                                        Center, Recall Document
                                                        Mgmt Svc, Affiliated            Healthcare, Education, Construction,
                                                        Podiatrists, College of the     Professional, scientific, and technical
 70     Worcester County, MA                            Holy Cross                      services

                                                        Abington Memorial Hospital,
                                                        Aetna, Genuardi's Family
                                                        Markets, Holy Redeemer
                                                        Hospital, Jefferson Health  Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail and
 71     Montgomery County, PA                           System                      Wholesale Trade,
                                                        Hoffmann-La Roche, The
                                                        Home Depot, Honeywell
                                                        International, Horizon Blue
                                                        Cross and Blue Shield of        Transportation, Telecommunication,
                                                        New Jersey, Johnson &           Manufacturing, Retail and Wholesale
 72     Essex County, NJ                                Johnson                         Trade, Insurance




                                                                            Page 54
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                         County                           Top Employers                     Top Industries




                                                        Alcatel, Cadbury Schweppes,
                                                        Baylor Regional Medical     Retail and Wholesale Trade, Software,
 73     Collin County, TX                               Center of Plano             Technology, Telecommunication

                                                        Fort Bliss, Sierra providence
                                                        Health Network,
                                                        Wal-Mart,
                                                        Las Palmas and Del Sol
 74     El Paso County, TX                              Regional Healthcare System Manufacturing, Education, Government
                                                        Bellsouth
                                                        Telecommunications Inc,
                                                        DeKalb Medical Center Inc,
                                                        Emory Heathcare Inc, Emory
                                                        University, United Parcel
 75     DeKalb County, GA                               Service                    Construction, Education, Healthcare


                                                        North Shore Medical Center,
                                                        City of Salem, Salem State
                                                        College, Commonwealth of Administrative and Support, waste
                                                        Massachusetts Offices,      management and remediation services,
 76     Essex County, MA                                Market Basket               healthcare and social assistance

                                                        Eastman Kodak Company,
                                                        University of Rochester,
                                                        Xerox Corporation,          Educational and health services,
                                                        ViaHealth, Wegmans Food     Government, Trade, transportation and
 77     Monroe County, NY                               Markets                     utilities




                                                                          Page 55
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                           County                         Top Employers                      Top Industries

                                                        Massachusetts General
                                                        Hospital,
                                                        Brigham & Women's
                                                        Hospital,
                                                        Harvard University,
                                                        Beth Israel Deaconess       Health and Services, Retail and
 78     Suffolk County, MA                              Medical Center              Wholesale Trade, Manufacturing
                                                        Edinburg Consolidated
                                                        I.S.D., McAllen Independent
                                                        School District, Edinburg
                                                        Regional Medical Center,
                                                        University of Texas Pan
                                                        American, McAllen Medical
 79     Hidalgo County, TX                              Center                      Education, Health care, Government
                                                        University Hospital Clinics,
                                                        Doernbecher Children's
                                                        Hospital, OHSU Cancer
                                                        Center, Parkinson's Disease Manufacturing, Transportation,
                                                        Associates, Portland         Wholesale Trade, Retail Trade,
 80     Multnomah County, OR                            Community College            Tourism



                                                        Norton Psychiatric Center,
                                                        UPS, Humana, Ford Motor
                                                        Company, Kosair Children's   Transportation, Tourism,
 81     Jefferson County, KY                            Hospital                     Manufacturing, Distillates, Health Care




                                                        United Airlines, Oracle,     Services, Government, Retail Trade,
                                                        County of San Mateo,         Finance-Insurance-Real Estate,
 82     San Mateo County, CA                            Genentech, Siebel Systems    Manufacturing




                                                                          Page 56
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                        County                            Top Employers                      Top Industries




                                                        US Navy, Abbott Labs,        Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing,
                                                        Hewitt Associates, Motorola, Professional & Business Services,
 83     Lake County, IL                                 Kemper Insurance             Health Care



                                                        State of Oklahoma, Tinker
                                                        AFB, University of           Government, Health Care, Retail Trade,
                                                        Oklahoma, Oklahoma City      Manufacturing, Waste
 84     Oklahoma County, OK                             ISD, City of Oklahoma City   Management/Remediation




                                                        Home Depot, Lockheed         Professional Services, Waste
                                                        Martin, Publix, Wal-Mart,    Management, Education, Health Care,
 85     Cobb County, GA                                 WellStar Health System       Retail Trade, Manufacturing



                                                        Boeing, US Navy, Premera
                                                        Blue Cross, Providence
                                                        Medical Center, State of     Manufacturing, Retail Trade, Health
 86     Snohomish County, WA                            Washington                   Care, Social Services



                                                        Public School System, St
                                                        Joseph's Medical Center,
                                                        Will County, Empress River   Manufacturing, Healthcare, Education,
 87     Will County, IL                                 Casino, Jewel/Osco Drug      Gaming, Construction




                                                                           Page 57
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                           County                         Top Employers                       Top Industries




                                                        Dameron Hospital, San
                                                        Joaquin General Hospital,
                                                        Delta College, General Mills, Agriculture, Retail Trade, Health Care,
 88     San Joaquin County, CA                          St Joseph Medical Center      Manufacturing, Social Services

                                                        Jefferson Memorial Hospital,
                                                        Northwest R-I School
                                                        District, Dobbs Tire & Auto  Trade, Transportation, and Utilities,
                                                        Centers, Jefferson County,   Manufacturing, Education, Health Care,
 89     Jackson County, MO                              LMC Industries               Construction

                                                        General Dynamics, Shaw
                                                        Group, Technical Futures,     Health Care, Social Services,
                                                        Boston Financial Data         Professional Services, Manufacturing,
                                                        Service, Caritas Norwood      Retail Trade, Administrative and
 90     Norfolk County, MA                              Hospital                      Support Services

                                                        University of Alabama -
                                                        Birmingham, US
                                                        Government, State of          Health Care, Employment Services,
                                                        Alabama, Baptist Health       Foodservice, Religious Organizations,
 91     Jefferson County, AL                            System, SouthTrust Bank       Depository Credit Intermediation

                                                        Meridian Health System, US
                                                        Army CECOM, County of
                                                        Monmouth, CentraState      Professional & Technical Services,
                                                        Healthcare Systems,        Retail Trade, Health Care & Social
 92     Monmouth County, NJ                             Monmouth Medical Center    Services, Hospitality, Utilities




                                                                           Page 58
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                            County                        Top Employers                        Top Industries
                                                        Northrup Grumman, Social
                                                        Security Administration,
                                                        Greater Baltimore Medical      Trade, Transportation & Utilities,
                                                        Center, Centers for Medicare   Professional & Business Services,
                                                        & Medicaid Services,           Educational & Health Services,
                                                        Erickson Retirement            Government, Leisure & Hospitality
 93     Baltimore city, MD                              Communities                    Services

                                                        University of North Texas,
                                                        Lewisville Independent         Professional & Business Services,
                                                        School District, Denton        Retail Trade, Leisure & Hospitality,
                                                        Independent School District,   Edication & Health Services, Wholesale
 94     Denton County, TX                               American Airlines, Frito-Lay   Trade



                                                        Kirtland AFB, University of
                                                        NM, Albuquerque Public         Transportation and Utilities, Health
                                                        Schools, Sandia National       Care, Professional & Business
 95     Bernalillo County, NM                           Labs, Intel Corporation        Services, Government




                                                        Rhode Island Hospital,
                                                        United States Postal Service, Transportation and Utilities, Health
 96     Providence County, RI                           Brown University              Care, Manufacturing, Government



                                                        State Of Tennessee, Nissan
                                                        North America, Vanderbilt  Music Recording & Production, Health
                                                        University, HCA (Hospital  Care, Automotive Production,
 97     Davidson County, TN                             Corporation of America)    Insurance, Book Publishing




                                                                            Page 59
       Table 7: Resident Population Estimates for the 100 Largest U.S. Counties Based on July 1, 2008 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to
       July 1, 2008

Rank                        County                            Top Employers                       Top Industries




                                                        Bucks County, HealthCare
                                                        Services, St. Marys Medical   Retail Trade, Health Care and Social
 98     Bucks County, PA                                Center                        Services, Manufacturing




                                                        Spectrum Health, Meijer,      Manufacturing, Educational Services,
 99     Kent County, MI                                 Steelcase                     Business Services



                                                        Lockheed Martin, Kroger,
                                                        United Airlines, Frontier
                                                        Airlines, Xcel Energy, Molson Government, Professional Services,
100     Denver County, CO                               Coors Brewing,                Health Care and Social Assistance




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