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caption: 2017 is the year the record books will show there are 4 million people living here. But we don't need to wait for the official count: Person Four Million is thought to be among us right now.
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2017 is the year the record books will show there are 4 million people living here. But we don't need to wait for the official count: Person Four Million is thought to be among us right now.
Credit: KUOW Photo/Isolde Raftery

Welcome to the Puget Sound party, 4 millionth person

In case you hadn't noticed, our region has been growing fast.

By this June, a major milestone will be official: The Puget Sound region’s population will be more than 4 million people.

KUOW’s Region of Boom team is playing welcoming committee to the new guy, whoever that may be.