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Bigger & Bigger

In 2004, Loudoun grew faster than ever. The percentage in parentheses indicated the change from last year. Statistics courtesy the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development.

Construction (through October)

New residential units permitted: 5,718 (+3.5 percent)

New office square feet permitted: 208,920 (+439 percent)

New flex/industrial square feet permitted: 1,001,011 (+187.9 percent)

New retail square feet permitted: 750,772 (+3.8 percent)

Housing Sales (through July)

Single family detached: 7,466 (+22.7 percent)

Single family attached: 3,721 (+23.7 percent)

Condominium: 964 (+45.8 percent)

Average Housing Prices (through July)

Single family detached: $454,517 (+23.7 percent)

Single family attached: $562,054 (+20.5 percent)

Condominium: $247,878 (+20.7 percent)

Washington Dulles International Airport (through August)

Total passengers: 13,899,832 (+22.7 percent)

International passengers: 2,936,172 (+17.6 percent)

Unemployment Rate (through September)

Loudoun County: 2.0 (-36.7 percent)

Northern Virginia: 2.2 (-25.9 percent)

Virginia: 3.7 (-21.4 percent)

United States: 5.4 (-12.1 percent)