Fastest Growing Cities in the United States

Americans are continuing to flock to Texas ~ the state boasts the most cities that added the highest percentage of residents in the past year. However, New York continues to hold the crown as the largest city in the U.S., and added 67,000 new residents between July 2011 and July 2012 which is the largest gain of any city in the nation.

The following cities saw the biggest increases in new residents between July 2011 and July 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau:

  1. New York
    • New residents: 67,000
    • Population: 8.3 million
  2. Houston
    • New residents: 34,625
    • Population: 2.2 million
  3. Los Angeles
    • New residents: 34,500
    • Population: 3.9 million
  4. San Antonio, Texas
    • New residents: 25,400
    • Population: 1.4 million
  5. Austin, Texas
    • New residents: 25,400
    • Population: 840,000
  6. Phoenix
    • New residents: 24,500
    • Population: 1.5 million
  7. Dallas
    • New residents: 23,300
    • Population: 1.2 million
  8. Charlotte, N.C.
    • New residents: 19,000
    • Population: 775,000

Source: “10 Big, Booming Cities,” CNNMoney

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