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The fastest growing American cities

The fastest growing / shrinking American towns and cities
Cumulative estimates of population change for incorporated places over 100,000
Ranked by percentage change: April 2000 to July 2006

2013 update:
The largest US cities (2013 Intro)
The largest US ciites (1-100)
The largest US cities (101-200)
The fastes growing US cities
The fastest shrinking US cities


Rank Town/City State Percentage
change
1 McKinney Texas +97.6
2 Gilbert Arizona +73.9
3 North Las Vegas Nevada +71.1
4 Port St. Lucie Florida +61.9
5 Elk Grove California +59.3
6 Miramar Florida +48.7
7 Cape Coral Florida +47.8
8 Henderson Nevada +37.2
9 Chandler Arizona +35.9
10 Irvine California +34.6
11 Roseville California +34.0
12 Rancho Cucamonga California +33.6
13 Joliet Illinois +33.4
14 Denton Texas +32.9
15 Thornton Colorado +31.6
16 Fontana California +31.1
17 Peoria Arizona +30.4
18 Moreno Valley California +28.9
19 Bakersfield California +26.7
20 Raleigh North Carolina +25.0
21 Olathe Kansas +23.2
22 Chula Vista California +22.6
23 Visalia California +22.5
24 Brownsville Texas +21.3
25 Laredo Texas +21.3
26 Grand Prairie Texas +21.0
27 Fort Worth Texas +20.7
28 Aurora Illinois +19.1
29 Stockton California +19.0
30 Palmdale California +18.8
31 McAllen Texas +18.8
32 Lancaster California +18.6
33 Corona California +17.5
34 Atlanta Georgia +16.8
35 Killeen Texas +16.7
36 Cary North Carolina +16.6
37 Las Vegas Nevada +15.1
38 Riverside California +14.9
39 Plano Texas +14.9
40 Reno Nevada +14.8
41 Phoenix Arizona +14.5
42 Orlando Florida +14.5
43 Sioux Falls South Dakota +14.2
44 Scottsdale Arizona +14.1
45 Glendale Arizona +12.7
46 Albuquerque New Mexico +12.6
47 Mesa Arizona +12.5
48 San Antonio Texas +11.8
49 Overland Park Kansas +11.6
50 Sacramento California +11.5
51 Miami Florida +11.5
52 Durham North Carolina +11.3
53 Athens-Clarke Georgia +11.3
54 Charlotte North Carolina +11.2
55 Santa Clarita California +11.1
56 Naperville Illinois +11.1
57 Antioch California +11.1
58 Salem Oregon +11.1
59 Carrollton Texas +11.0
60 Charleston South Carolina +10.7
61 Chesapeake Virginia +10.7
62 Vancouver Washington +10.6
63 Arlington Texas +10.2
64 West Valley Utah +10.1
65 Aurora Colorado +10.0
66 Ontario California +9.7
67 Tampa Florida +9.7
68 Clarksville Tennessee +9.3
69 Billings Montana +9.2
70 Pembroke Pines Florida +9.1
71 Coral Springs Florida +9.1
72 Fairfield California +9.1
73 Modesto California +9.0
74 Simi Valley California +8.9
75 Fort Lauderdale Florida +8.9
76 Fresno California +8.8
77 Houston Texas +8.8
78 Fort Collins Colorado +8.7
79 El Paso Texas +8.1
80 Oxnard California +8.1
81 Provo Utah +8.0
82 Jacksonville Florida +8.0
83 Elgin Illinois +7.6
84 Austin Texas +7.6
85 Pasadena California +7.6
86 Omaha Nebraska +7.2
87 Anchorag Alaska +7.1
88 San Bernardino California +7.0
89 Tempe Arizona +7.0
90 Midland Texas +6.9
91 Amarillo Texas +6.9
92 Alexandria Virginia +6.8
93 Madison Wisconsin +6.8
94 Lincoln Nebraska +6.5
95 Tucson Arizona +6.5
96 Norman Oklahoma +6.2
97 Oklahoma Oklahoma +6.2
98 Lubbock Texas +6.2
99 El Monte California +6.2
100 Waco Texas +6.2
101 Thousand Oaks California +6.2
102 Santa Clara California +6.0
103 Winston-Salem North Carolina +6.0
104 Eugene Oregon +5.6
105 Mesquite Texas +5.6
106 Huntsville Alabama +5.5
107 Arlington CDP Virginia +5.5
108 Fullerton California +5.3
109 Bellevue Washington +5.1
110 Westminster Colorado +4.7
111 Elizabeth New Jersey +4.7
112 Greensboro North Carolina +4.6
113 Hollywood Florida +4.6
114 Springfield Illinois +4.5
115 Tallahassee Florida +4.4
116 Pomona California +4.3
117 Orange California +4.2
118 Los Angeles California +4.2
119 Pompano Beach Florida +4.2
120 Knoxville Tennessee +4.0
121 Burbank California +4.0
122 Santa Rosa California +3.9
123 Lexington-Fayette Kentucky +3.9
124 San Jose California +3.9
125 Dallas Texas +3.7
126 Columbia South Carolina +3.4
127 Seattle Washington +3.4
128 Torrance California +3.4
129 Newark New Jersey +3.3
130 Colorado Springs Colorado +3.1
131 San Buenaventura California +3.1
132 Columbus Ohio +3.0
133 Oceanside California +3.0
134 Richmond California +2.9
135 Sterling Heights Michigan +2.8
136 Corpus Christi Texas +2.8
137 San Diego California +2.7
138 Rockford Illinois +2.6
139 New York City New York +2.6
140 West Covina California +2.5
141 Huntington Beach California +2.5
142 Cedar Rapids Iowa +2.4
143 Virginia Beach Virginia +2.4
144 Denver Colorado +2.4
145 Arvada Colorado +2.4
146 Long Beach California +2.4
147 Manchester New Hampshire +2.3
148 Irving Texas +2.3
149 Glendale California +2.3
150 Pasadena Texas +2.2
151 Inglewood California +2.1
152 Downey California +1.9
153 Boise Idaho +1.9
154 Stamford Connecticut +1.9
155 Wichita Kansas +1.8
156 Lafayette Louisiana +1.7
157 Anaheim California +1.7
158 Washington District of Columbia +1.7
159 Worcester Massachusetts +1.6
160 Pueblo Colorado +1.6
161 Honolulu CDP Hawaii +1.5
162 Tacoma Washington +1.5
163 Portland Oregon +1.5
164 Salinas California +1.5
165 Kansas Missouri +1.3
166 Columbus Georgia +1.3
167 Nashville-Davidson Tennessee +1.2
168 Garland Texas +1.0
169 Yonkers New York +0.9
170 Providence Rhode Island +0.9
171 Norwalk California +0.9
172 Portsmouth Virginia +0.8
173 Jersey New Jersey +0.7
174 Little Rock Arkansas +0.7
175 Garden Grove California +0.7
176 Baton Rouge Louisiana +0.7
177 Allen Pennsylvania +0.6
178 Santa Ana California +0.6
179 Louisville/Jefferson Kentucky +0.6
180 Spokane Washington +0.6
181 Indianapolis Indiana +0.5
182 Hayward California +0.4
183 Hartford Connecticut +0.3
184 Cincinnati Ohio +0.3
185 Costa Mesa California +0.3
186 Boston Massachusetts +0.3
187 Concord California +0.3
188 New Haven Connecticut +0.2
189 Montgomery Alabama +0.1
190 Peoria Illinois +0.1
191 Vallejo California +0.1
192 Cambridge Massachusetts +0.1
193 Waterbury Connecticut -0.0
194 St. Petersburg Florida -0.1
195 Escondido California -0.2
196 Shreveport Louisiana -0.3
197 St. Louis Missouri -0.3
198 Paterson New Jersey -0.3
199 Fort Wayne Indiana -0.6
200 Springfield Massachusetts -0.6
201 Oakland California -0.6
202 Chattanooga Tennessee -0.7
203 Topeka Kansas -0.8
204 Springfield Missouri -0.8
205 Fremont California -0.8
206 Hampton Virginia -1.0
207 Sunnyvale California -1.0
208 Abilene Texas -1.0
209 Ann Arbor Michigan -1.0
210 Berkeley California -1.2
211 Bridgeport Connecticut -1.2
212 Newport News Virginia -1.3
213 Clearwater Florida -1.6
214 Erie Pennsylvania -1.6
215 Salt Lake Utah -1.6
216 Memphis Tennessee -1.8
217 Lowell Massachusetts -1.8
218 Kansas Kansas -2.1
219 Chicago Illinois -2.2
220 Norfolk Virginia -2.3
221 Green Bay Wisconsin -2.4
222 Grand Rapids Michigan -2.4
223 Des Moines Iowa -2.5
224 Gainesville Florida -2.5
225 Daly California -2.5
226 Minneapolis Minnesota -2.6
227 Tulsa Oklahoma -2.6
228 Richmond Virginia -2.6
229 Warren Michigan -2.6
230 Augusta-Richmond Georgia -3.0
231 Lakewood Colorado -3.0
232 Baltimore Maryland -3.0
233 Mobile Alabama -3.2
234 South Bend Indiana -3.2
235 Beaumont Texas -3.4
236 Akron Ohio -3.4
237 Independence Missouri -3.4
238 Milwaukee Wisconsin -4.0
239 Syracuse New York -4.0
240 Fayetteville North Carolina -4.0
241 Hialeah Florida -4.1
242 Jackson Mississippi -4.1
243 Savannah Georgia -4.2
244 San Francisco California -4.2
245 Lansing Michigan -4.3
246 Philadelphia Pennsylvania -4.6
247 St. Paul Minnesota -4.6
248 Evansville Indiana -4.8
249 Toledo Ohio -4.9
250 Rochester New York -5.3
251 Birmingham Alabama -5.4
252 Buffalo New York -5.7
253 Dayton Ohio -5.7
254 Flint Michigan -6.3
255 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania -6.5
256 Cleveland Ohio -6.9
257 Detroit Michigan -8.4
258 New Orleans Louisiana -53.9
Source: US Census Bureau

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USA Census 2010 | Introduction to largest US cities | Largest US cities 1 to 100 | Largest US cities 101 to 200 | Fastest growing US cities | The 25 largest US cities (2007 | Historical ranking of America's largest cities | The fastest growing / shrinking US cities (2007) | Largest cities in US states |

THE LARGEST CITIES IN THE WORLD AND THEIR MAYORS 2010
Introduction
Cities by size: 1 to 150 | 151 to 300 | 301 to 450 | 451 to 550 |
Cities in alphabetical order: A to D | E to L | M to R | S to Z |
Cities by countries: A to D | E to L | M to R | S to Z |


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