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San Andreas, CA — Recent projections on Calaveras County´s population put the current total at close to 49,000.

Wednesday the Calaveras Council of Governments adopted these population and employment projections for planning purposes. Staff says the figures were derived from data projections in the Copperopolis and Valley Springs areas.

The new numbers are greater than what the state Department of Finance projected.

The population data is as follows:

2005: 48,761

2010: 57,634

2015: 68,122

2020: 80,517

2025: 95,455

Written by Vanessa Turner.