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Pearland Makes List of Fastest Growing Cities


May 26th, 2016



It seems like more and more people are moving to Texas each year. In fact, according to the Census Bureau's yearly examination of America's population trends, Texas claims 5 of the top 11 fastest growing cities in America. 

The Austin metro area has a couple of chart toppers. Georgetown, Texas has seen a population upswing of 7.8% over the past 12 months, which is most in the nation. Another Austin metro area staple, Pflugerville came in as the 11th fastest growing city.

here are the U.S., Census Bureau's list of the fastest growing cities in America:

  1. Georgetown, Texas: 7.8% growth
  2. New Braunfels, Texas: 6.6%
  3. Ankeny, Iowa: 6.5%
  4. Frisco, Texas: 6.3%
  5. South Jordan, Utah: 6%
  6. Dublin, Calif.: 5.5%
  7. Pearland, Texas: 5.3%
  8. Milpitas, Calif.: 5.3%
  9. Broomfield, Colo.: 5.2%
  10. Mount Pleasant, S.C.: 4.7%
  11. Pflugerville, Texas: 4.5%
  12. Fort Myers, Fla.: 4.4%
  13. Murfreesboro, Tenn.: 4.4%
  14. Goodyear, Ariz.: 4.3%
  15. Buckeye, Ariz.: 4.3%

The latest Census statistics show the following are the nation’s largest cities:

  1. New York: 8,550,405
  2. Los Angeles: 3,971,883
  3. Chicago: 2,720,546
  4. Houston: 2,296,224
  5. Philadelphia: 1,567,442

 


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