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The fastest growing US cities

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Rank
City; State
2010 population
2012 population
Growth
1
New York; New York
8,175,133
8,336,697
161,564
2
Los Angeles; California
3,792,621
3,857,799
65,178
3
Houston; Texas
2,099,451
2,160,821
61,370
4
San Antonio; Texas
1,327,407
1,382,951
55,544
5
Austin; Texas
790,390
842,592
52,202
6
Charlotte; North Carolina
731,424
775,202
43,778
7
Dallas; Texas
1,197,816
1,241,162
43,346
8
Phoenix; Arizona
1,445,632
1,488,750
43,118
9
San Jose; California
945,942
982,765
36,823
10
Fort Worth; Texas
741,206
777,992
36,786
11
Denver; Colorado
600,158
634,265
34,107
12
San Diego; California
1,307,402
1,338,348
30,946
13
Washington; District of Columbia
601,723
632,323
30,600
14
Kent; Washington
92,411
122,999
30,588
15
Seattle; Washington
608,660
634,535
25,875
16
New Orleans; Louisiana
343,829
369,250
25,421
17
Atlanta; Georgia
420,003
443,775
23,772
18
El Paso; Texas
649,121
672,538
23,417
19
Nashville-Davidson; Tennessee
601,222
624,496
23,274
20
Columbus; Ohio
787,033
809,798
22,765
21
Philadelphia; Pennsylvania
1,526,006
1,547,607
21,601
22
San Francisco; California
805,235
825,863
20,628
23
Portland; Oregon
583,776
603,106
19,330
24
Raleigh; North Carolina
403,892
423,179
19,287
25
Chicago; Illinois
2,695,598
2,714,856
19,258
26
Oklahoma ; Oklahoma
579,999
599,199
19,200
27
Boston; Massachusetts
617,594
636,479
18,885
28
Irvine; California
212,375
229,985
17,610
29
Colorado Springs; Colorado
416,427
431,834
15,407
30
Jacksonville; Florida
821,784
836,507
14,723
31
Miami; Florida
399,457
413,892
14,435
32
Indianapolis; Indiana
820,445
834,852
14,407
33
Aurora; Colorado
325,078
339,030
13,952
34
Mesa; Arizona
439,041
452,084
13,043
35
Gilbert town, Arizona
208,453
221,140
12,687
36
Las Vegas; Nevada
583,756
596,424
12,668
37
Omaha; Nebraska
408,958
421,570
12,612
38
Plano; Texas
259,841
272,068
12,227
39
McKinney; Texas
131,117
143,223
12,106
40
Tampa; Florida
335,709
347,645
11,936
41
Kokomo; Indiana
45,468
56,866
11,398
42
Orlando; Florida
238,300
249,562
11,262
43
Fresno; California
494,665
505,882
11,217
44
Frisco; Texas
116,989
128,176
11,187
45
Bakersfield; California
347,483
358,597
11,114
46
Durham; North Carolina
228,330
239,358
11,028
47
Cary; North Carolina
135,234
145,693
10,459
48
Minneapolis; Minnesota
382,578
392,880
10,302
49
Arlington; Texas
365,438
375,600
10,162
50
Oakland; California
390,724
400,740
10,016
51
Riverside; California
303,871
313,673
9,802
52
Lexington-Fayette; Kentucky
295,803
305,489
9,686
53
Clarksville; Tennessee
132,929
142,519
9,590
54
Albuquerque; New Mexico
545,852
555,417
9,565
55
Chandler; Arizona
236,123
245,628
9,505
56
Irving; Texas
216,290
225,427
9,137
57
Sacramento; California
466,488
475,516
9,028
58
Virginia Beach; Virginia
437,994
447,021
9,027
59
Cedar Park; Texas
48,937
57,957
9,020
60
Laredo; Texas
236,091
244,731
8,640
61
Columbus; Georgia
189,885
198,413
8,528
62
Chula Vista; California
243,916
252,422
8,506
63
Honolulu; Hawaii
337,256
345,610
8,354
64
Memphis; Tennessee
646,889
655,155
8,266
65
Midland; Texas
111,147
119,385
8,238
66
Henderson; Nevada
257,729
265,679
7,950
67
Fremont; California
214,089
221,986
7,897
68
Louisville/Jefferson; Kentucky
597,337
605,110
7,773
69
Denton; Texas
113,383
121,123
7,740
70
Greensboro; North Carolina
269,666
277,080
7,414
71
Hialeah; Florida
224,669
231,941
7,272
72
Madison; Wisconsin
233,209
240,323
7,114
73
Lincoln; Nebraska
258,379
265,404
7,025
74
Anaheim; California
336,265
343,248
6,983
75
Corpus Christi; Texas
305,215
312,195
6,980
76
Cape Coral; Florida
154,305
161,248
6,943
77
Jersey; New Jersey
247,597
254,441
6,844
78
Anchorage; Alaska
291,826
298,610
6,784
79
Killeen; Texas
127,921
134,654
6,733
80
Garland; Texas
226,876
233,564
6,688
81
Miramar; Florida
122,041
128,729
6,688
82
Round Rock; Texas
99,887
106,573
6,686
83
Boise; Idaho
205,671
212,303
6,632
84
North Las Vegas; Nevada
216,961
223,491
6,530
85
Lubbock; Texas
229,573
236,065
6,492
86
Grand Prairie; Texas
175,396
181,824
6,428
87
Santa Ana; California
324,528
330,920
6,392
88
Alexandria; Virginia
139,966
146,294
6,328
89
Carrollton; Texas
119,097
125,409
6,312
90
Stockton; California
291,707
297,984
6,277
91
Chesapeake; Virginia
222,209
228,417
6,208
92
Moreno Valley; California
193,365
199,552
6,187
93
Odessa; Texas
99,940
106,102
6,162
94
Scottsdale; Arizona
217,385
223,514
6,129
95
Sunnyvale; California
140,081
146,197
6,116
96
Richmond; Virginia
204,214
210,309
6,095
97
Elk Grove; California
153,015
159,038
6,023
98
Sioux Falls; South Dakota
153,888
159,908
6,020
99
Corona; California
152,374
158,391
6,017
100
Reno; Nevada
225,221
231,027
5,806
Source: US Census Bureau

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