# The population of a small rural town in lowa went from 5700 people in 1998 to 7945 in 2005. What is the rate of change in the population for this town?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 7, 2016

The town had a 39.4% change from 1998 to 2005

#### Explanation:

The percentage or rate of change between two numbers over time can be calculated using the formula: