The 258 fastest growing U.S. cities

Here's the stats on all 258 cities listed by the Census Bureau


Fastest-growing cities
Rank City State Population
July 1, 2006
Population
July 1, 2005
Numerical Change Percent Change
1 North Las Vegas city Nevada 197,567 176,527 21,040 11.9
2 McKinney city Texas 107,530 96,805 10,725 11.1
3 Port St. Lucie city Florida 143,868 130,959 12,909 9.9
4 Cape Coral city Florida 151,389 139,986 11,403 8.1
5 Gilbert town Arizona 191,517 177,653 13,864 7.8
6 Grand Prairie city Texas 153,812 144,352 9,460 6.6
7 Peoria city Arizona 142,024 134,259 7,765 5.8
8 Cary town North Carolina 112,414 106,963 5,451 5.1
9 Denton city Texas 109,561 104,264 5,297 5.1
10 Lancaster city California 140,804 134,106 6,698 5.0
11 Fort Worth city Texas 653,320 623,119 30,201 4.8
12 Joliet city Illinois 142,702 136,159 6,543 4.8
13 Miami city Florida 404,048 386,619 17,429 4.5
14 Bakersfield city California 308,392 295,769 12,623 4.3
15 Raleigh city North Carolina 356,321 342,812 13,509 3.9
16 Chandler city Arizona 240,595 231,728 8,867 3.8
17 Baton Rouge city Louisiana 229,553 221,148 8,405 3.8
18 Henderson city Nevada 240,614 232,014 8,600 3.7
19 Visalia city California 113,487 109,433 4,054 3.7
20 Irvine city California 193,956 187,457 6,499 3.5
21 Fontana city California 170,099 164,468 5,631 3.4
22 Orlando city Florida 220,186 213,250 6,936 3.3
23 Laredo city Texas 215,484 208,935 6,549 3.1
24 Elk Grove city California 129,184 125,293 3,891 3.1
25 Palmdale city California 138,790 134,650 4,140 3.1
26 Olathe city Kansas 114,662 111,278 3,384 3.0
27 Thornton city Colorado 109,155 105,962 3,193 3.0
28 Elgin city Illinois 101,903 98,932 2,971 3.0
29 Moreno Valley city California 183,571 178,272 5,299 3.0
30 Phoenix city Arizona 1,512,986 1,469,794 43,192 2.9
31 Brownsville city Texas 172,437 167,731 4,706 2.8
32 Austin city Texas 709,893 691,263 18,630 2.7
33 San Antonio city Texas 1,296,682 1,263,598 33,084 2.6
34 Santa Clara city California 108,518 105,778 2,740 2.6
35 Midland city Texas 102,073 99,623 2,450 2.5
36 Charlotte city North Carolina 630,478 616,075 14,403 2.3
37 Aurora city Colorado 303,582 296,861 6,721 2.3
38 McAllen city Texas 126,411 123,678 2,733 2.2
39 Simi Valley city California 121,288 118,671 2,617 2.2
40 Carrollton city Texas 121,604 118,998 2,606 2.2
41 Tampa city Florida 332,888 325,800 7,088 2.2
42 Reno city Nevada 210,255 205,794 4,461 2.2
43 Salem city Oregon 152,239 149,024 3,215 2.2
44 Albuquerque city New Mexico 504,949 494,477 10,472 2.1
45 Durham city North Carolina 209,009 204,680 4,329 2.1
46 Atlanta city Georgia 486,411 476,483 9,928 2.1
47 Sioux Falls city South Dakota 142,396 139,494 2,902 2.1
48 Lafayette city Louisiana 114,214 111,944 2,270 2.0
49 Killeen city Texas 102,003 100,084 1,919 1.9
50 El Paso city Texas 609,415 598,240 11,175 1.9
51 Tempe city Arizona 169,712 166,625 3,087 1.9
52 Pasadena city Texas 144,793 142,297 2,496 1.8
53 Plano city Texas 255,009 250,654 4,355 1.7
54 Winston-Salem city North Carolina 196,990 193,826 3,164 1.6
55 Portsmouth city Virginia 101,377 99,772 1,605 1.6
56 San Jose city California 929,936 915,668 14,268 1.6
57 Scottsdale city Arizona 231,127 227,584 3,543 1.6
58 Columbus city Georgia 188,660 185,799 2,861 1.5
59 Norman city Oklahoma 102,827 101,274 1,553 1.5
60 Billings city Montana 100,148 98,666 1,482 1.5
61 Denver city Colorado 566,974 558,663 8,311 1.5
62 Jacksonville city Florida 794,555 783,043 11,512 1.5
63 Greensboro city North Carolina 236,865 233,459 3,406 1.5
64 Eugene city Oregon 146,356 144,317 2,039 1.4
65 Glendale city Arizona 246,531 243,144 3,387 1.4
66 Las Vegas city Nevada 552,539 544,958 7,581 1.4
67 Charleston city South Carolina 107,845 106,366 1,479 1.4
68 Miramar city Florida 108,072 106,590 1,482 1.4
69 Dallas city Texas 1,232,940 1,216,264 16,676 1.4
70 Montgomery city Alabama 201,998 199,350 2,648 1.3
71 Amarillo city Texas 185,525 183,106 2,419 1.3
72 Arlington city Texas 367,197 362,530 4,667 1.3
73 Oklahoma City city Oklahoma 537,734 530,992 6,742 1.3
74 Houston city Texas 2,144,491 2,117,937 26,554 1.3
75 Overland Park city Kansas 166,722 164,681 2,041 1.2
76 Omaha city Nebraska 419,545 414,447 5,098 1.2
77 Anchorage municipality Alaska 278,700 275,474 3,226 1.2
78 Mesa city Arizona 447,541 442,381 5,160 1.2
79 Riverside city California 293,761 290,417 3,344 1.2
80 Tallahassee city Florida 159,012 157,203 1,809 1.2
81 Arvada city Colorado 104,830 103,643 1,187 1.1
82 Roseville city California 107,158 105,946 1,212 1.1
83 Seattle city Washington 582,454 575,884 6,570 1.1
84 Fresno city California 466,714 461,454 5,260 1.1
85 Irving city Texas 196,084 193,877 2,207 1.1
86 Aurora city Illinois 170,617 168,701 1,916 1.1
87 Fort Collins city Colorado 129,467 128,017 1,450 1.1
88 Mesquite city Texas 131,447 129,995 1,452 1.1
89 Huntsville city Alabama 168,132 166,314 1,818 1.1
90 Chesapeake city Virginia 220,560 218,219 2,341 1.1
91 Stockton city California 290,141 287,069 3,072 1.1
92 Lexington-Fayette Kentucky 270,789 267,929 2,860 1.1
93 Mobile city Alabama 192,830 190,802 2,028 1.1
94 Lubbock city Texas 212,169 209,946 2,223 1.1
95 Cambridge city Massachusetts 101,365 100,318 1,047 1.0
96 Chula Vista city California 212,756 210,563 2,193 1.0
97 Athens-Clarke County (balance) Georgia 111,580 110,461 1,119 1.0
98 Jersey City city New Jersey 241,789 239,395 2,394 1.0
99 Shreveport city Louisiana 200,199 198,236 1,963 1.0
100 Rockford city Illinois 155,138 153,628 1,510 1.0
101 Knoxville city Tennessee 182,337 180,576 1,761 1.0
102 Bellevue city Washington 118,186 117,137 1,049 0.9
103 Colorado Springs city Colorado 372,437 369,156 3,281 0.9
104 Waco city Texas 121,496 120,426 1,070 0.9
105 Sunnyvale city California 130,519 129,371 1,148 0.9
106 Fairfield city California 104,897 104,003 894 0.9
107 Naperville city Illinois 142,901 141,707 1,194 0.8
108 Madison city Wisconsin 223,389 221,545 1,844 0.8
109 Lincoln city Nebraska 241,167 239,196 1,971 0.8
110 Rancho Cucamonga city California 170,714 169,330 1,384 0.8
111 Corpus Christi city Texas 285,267 282,972 2,295 0.8
112 Vancouver city Washington 158,855 157,603 1,252 0.8
113 West Valley City city Utah 119,841 118,917 924 0.8
114 Wichita city Kansas 357,698 355,029 2,669 0.8
115 Nashville-Davidson (balance) Tennessee 552,120 548,286 3,834 0.7
116 Springfield city Illinois 116,482 115,676 806 0.7
117 Garland city Texas 217,963 216,478 1,485 0.7
118 Portland city Oregon 537,081 533,467 3,614 0.7
119 Kansas City city Missouri 447,306 444,314 2,992 0.7
120 Fort Wayne city Indiana 248,637 247,000 1,637 0.7
121 Berkeley city California 101,555 100,888 667 0.7
122 Cedar Rapids city Iowa 124,417 123,600 817 0.7
123 Tucson city Arizona 518,956 515,610 3,346 0.6
124 Corona city California 150,253 149,427 826 0.6
125 Fort Lauderdale city Florida 185,804 184,842 962 0.5
126 Newark city New Jersey 281,402 280,007 1,395 0.5
127 Columbus city Ohio 733,203 729,748 3,455 0.5
128 Gainesville city Florida 108,655 108,143 512 0.5
129 El Monte city California 123,162 122,584 578 0.5
130 Oxnard city California 184,463 183,602 861 0.5
131 Clarksville city Tennessee 113,175 112,658 517 0.5
132 Fremont city California 201,691 200,770 921 0.5
133 Springfield city Missouri 150,797 150,118 679 0.5
134 Sacramento city California 453,781 451,743 2,038 0.5
135 Pueblo city Colorado 103,730 103,269 461 0.4
136 Elizabeth city New Jersey 126,179 125,634 545 0.4
137 Daly City city California 101,005 100,569 436 0.4
138 Santa Rosa city California 154,212 153,548 664 0.4
139 Salt Lake City city Utah 178,858 178,099 759 0.4
140 San Francisco city California 744,041 741,025 3,016 0.4
141 Peoria city Illinois 113,107 112,651 456 0.4
142 Tacoma city Washington 196,532 195,740 792 0.4
143 Ontario city California 173,351 172,656 695 0.4
144 Westminster city Colorado 105,753 105,338 415 0.4
145 Allentown city Pennsylvania 107,294 106,877 417 0.4
146 Tulsa city Oklahoma 382,872 381,479 1,393 0.4
147 Anaheim city California 334,425 333,229 1,196 0.4
148 Indianapolis city (balance) Indiana 785,597 782,871 2,726 0.3
149 Inglewood city California 114,914 114,534 380 0.3
150 Topeka city Kansas 122,113 121,725 388 0.3
151 Oakland city California 397,067 395,864 1,203 0.3
152 Columbia city South Carolina 119,961 119,614 347 0.3
153 Cincinnati city Ohio 332,252 331,310 942 0.3
154 Little Rock city Arkansas 184,422 183,921 501 0.3
155 Pomona city California 154,271 153,876 395 0.3
156 Chattanooga city Tennessee 155,190 154,823 367 0.2
157 San Bernardino city California 198,985 198,524 461 0.2
158 Pasadena city California 144,133 143,804 329 0.2
159 Des Moines city Iowa 193,886 193,576 310 0.2
160 Memphis city Tennessee 670,902 669,864 1,038 0.2
161 Burbank city California 104,317 104,169 148 0.1
162 Hartford city Connecticut 124,512 124,354 158 0.1
163 Honolulu CDP Hawaii 377,357 376,879 478 0.1
164 Augusta-Richmond County (balance) Georgia 189,366 189,166 200 0.1
165 San Buenaventura (Ventura) city California 104,092 104,002 90 0.1
166 Evansville city Indiana 115,738 115,642 96 0.1
167 Hayward city California 140,606 140,503 103 0.1
168 Los Angeles city California 3,849,378 3,847,059 2,319 0.1
169 Spokane city Washington 198,081 197,969 112 0.1
170 Pompano Beach city Florida 104,402 104,355 47 -
171 Minneapolis city Minnesota 372,833 372,674 159 -
172 Yonkers city New York 197,852 197,778 74 -
173 Manchester city New Hampshire 109,497 109,460 37 -
174 Sterling Heights city Michigan 127,991 127,956 35 -
175 Arlington CDP Virginia 199,776 199,761 15 -
176 New York city New York 8,214,426 8,213,839 587 -
177 Abilene city Texas 114,797 114,805 -8 -
178 Garden Grove city California 166,296 166,316 -20 -
179 San Diego city California 1,256,951 1,257,328 -377 -
180 Antioch city California 100,586 100,622 -36 -
181 Fullerton city California 132,918 132,977 -59 -
182 Richmond city California 102,120 102,177 -57 -0.1
183 Hollywood city Florida 145,794 145,879 -85 -0.1
184 Worcester city Massachusetts 175,454 175,559 -105 -0.1
185 Erie city Pennsylvania 102,036 102,099 -63 -0.1
186 Torrance city California 142,350 142,467 -117 -0.1
187 Washington city District of Columbia 581,530 582,049 -519 -0.1
188 Hampton city Virginia 145,017 145,154 -137 -0.1
189 St. Petersburg city Florida 248,098 248,365 -267 -0.1
190 Lakewood city Colorado 140,024 140,175 -151 -0.1
191 Thousand Oaks city California 124,207 124,342 -135 -0.1
192 Ann Arbor city Michigan 113,206 113,364 -158 -0.1
193 Richmond city Virginia 192,913 193,186 -273 -0.1
194 Lowell city Massachusetts 103,229 103,383 -154 -0.1
195 Orange city California 135,070 135,276 -206 -0.2
196 Huntington Beach city California 194,436 194,741 -305 -0.2
197 Costa Mesa city California 109,809 109,987 -178 -0.2
198 Springfield city Massachusetts 151,176 151,483 -307 -0.2
199 Santa Clarita city California 168,008 168,357 -349 -0.2
200 Oceanside city California 165,803 166,163 -360 -0.2
201 Jackson city Mississippi 176,614 177,026 -412 -0.2
202 Santa Ana city California 340,024 340,865 -841 -0.2
203 Grand Rapids city Michigan 193,083 193,563 -480 -0.2
204 Louisville/Jefferson County (balance) Kentucky 554,496 555,899 -1,403 -0.3
205 Kansas City city Kansas 143,801 144,167 -366 -0.3
206 Waterbury city Connecticut 107,251 107,549 -298 -0.3
207 South Bend city Indiana 104,905 105,207 -302 -0.3
208 Green Bay city Wisconsin 100,353 100,651 -298 -0.3
209 Virginia Beach city Virginia 435,619 437,021 -1,402 -0.3
210 Boise City city Idaho 198,638 199,285 -647 -0.3
211 Newport News city Virginia 178,281 178,869 -588 -0.3
212 Chicago city Illinois 2,833,321 2,842,753 -9,432 -0.3
213 Paterson city New Jersey 148,708 149,222 -514 -0.3
214 Glendale city California 199,463 200,181 -718 -0.4
215 New Haven city Connecticut 124,001 124,451 -450 -0.4
216 Downey city California 109,376 109,782 -406 -0.4
217 Long Beach city California 472,494 474,307 -1,813 -0.4
218 Savannah city Georgia 127,889 128,404 -515 -0.4
219 Coral Springs city Florida 129,805 130,348 -543 -0.4
220 Stamford city Connecticut 119,261 119,760 -499 -0.4
221 Vallejo city California 116,844 117,351 -507 -0.4
222 Pembroke Pines city Florida 150,064 150,741 -677 -0.4
223 Alexandria city Virginia 136,974 137,602 -628 -0.5
224 Escondido city California 133,510 134,131 -621 -0.5
225 West Covina city California 107,745 108,248 -503 -0.5
226 Warren city Michigan 134,589 135,230 -641 -0.5
227 Akron city Ohio 209,704 210,771 -1,067 -0.5
228 Milwaukee city Wisconsin 573,358 576,336 -2,978 -0.5
229 Philadelphia city Pennsylvania 1,448,394 1,456,350 -7,956 -0.5
230 Modesto city California 205,721 206,885 -1,164 -0.6
231 St. Paul city Minnesota 273,535 275,084 -1,549 -0.6
232 Birmingham city Alabama 229,424 230,726 -1,302 -0.6
233 Independence city Missouri 109,400 110,039 -639 -0.6
234 Bridgeport city Connecticut 137,912 138,763 -851 -0.6
235 Norwalk city California 105,240 105,895 -655 -0.6
236 Syracuse city New York 140,658 141,657 -999 -0.7
237 Clearwater city Florida 107,742 108,520 -778 -0.7
238 Norfolk city Virginia 229,112 230,775 -1,663 -0.7
239 Rochester city New York 208,123 209,662 -1,539 -0.7
240 Providence city Rhode Island 175,255 176,614 -1,359 -0.8
241 Baltimore city Maryland 631,366 636,377 -5,011 -0.8
242 Fayetteville city North Carolina 168,033 169,400 -1,367 -0.8
243 Concord city California 122,204 123,241 -1,037 -0.8
244 Lansing city Michigan 114,276 115,312 -1,036 -0.9
245 Dayton city Ohio 156,771 158,203 -1,432 -0.9
246 Boston city Massachusetts 590,763 596,638 -5,875 -1.0
247 Flint city Michigan 117,068 118,247 -1,179 -1.0
248 Provo city Utah 113,984 115,135 -1,151 -1.0
249 Salinas city California 145,032 146,518 -1,486 -1.0
250 Toledo city Ohio 298,446 301,728 -3,282 -1.1
251 Pittsburgh city Pennsylvania 312,819 316,299 -3,480 -1.1
252 Buffalo city New York 276,059 279,138 -3,079 -1.1
253 Cleveland city Ohio 444,313 450,560 -6,247 -1.4
254 Detroit city Michigan 871,121 883,465 -12,344 -1.4
255 Beaumont city Texas 109,856 111,493 -1,637 -1.5
256 St. Louis city Missouri 347,181 352,572 -5,391 -1.5
257 Hialeah city Florida 217,141 220,611 -3,470 -1.6
258 New Orleans city Louisiana 223,388 452,170 -228,782 -50.6
Source: U.S. Census Bureau


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