The population of Delaware could reach a million by the next presidential election in 2020.
The Wilmington News Journal reports that it’s fastest growing state in the region.
In 2015 there were nearly 950-thousand residents in the First State up from nearly 890-thousand in 2010.
That’s an increase of 5.3 percent.
Officials expect the population to grow by 10-thousand a year.
Daniel Blevins is with the Wilmington Area Planning Council which oversees transportation in New Castle, Delaware and Cecil County, Maryland.