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The 15 Fastest-Growing Large Cities and Towns in the U.S.

The 15 Fastest-Growing Large Cities and Towns in the U.S.
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The 15 Fastest-Growing Large Cities and Towns in the U.S.

Most of the top 15 cities or towns with the largest population gains were located in the South in 2017, with three of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The West had the highest share of its population living within an incorporated place (76.7 percent), followed by the Midwest (71.4 percent) as of July 1, 2017. The Northeast had the smallest population of its residents living in incorporated places (51.4 percent).

Frisco, Texas
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Frisco, Texas

Increase: 8.2 percent

2017 total population: 177,286

New Braunfels, Texas
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New Braunfels, Texas

Increase: 8 percent

2017 total population: 79,152

Pflugerville, Texas
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Pflugerville, Texas

Increase: 6.5 percent

2017 total population: 63,359

Ankeny, Iowa

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Ankeny, Iowa

Increase: 6.4 percent

2017 total population: 62,416

Buckeye, Arizona
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Buckeye, Arizona

Increase: 5.9 percent

2017 total population: 68,453

Georgetown, Texas
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Georgetown, Texas

Increase: 5.4 percent

2017 total population: 70,685

Castle Rock, Colorado
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Castle Rock, Colorado

Increase: 5.1 percent

2017 total population: 62,276

Franklin, Tennessee
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Franklin, Tennessee

Increase: 4.9 percent

2017 total population: 78,321

McKinney, Texas
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McKinney, Texas

Increase: 4.8 percent

2017 total population: 181,330

Meridian, Idaho
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Meridian, Idaho

Increase: 4.7 percent

2017 total population: 99,926

Flower Mound, Texas
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Flower Mound, Texas

Increase: 4.3 percent

2017 total population: 76,681

Bend, Oregon
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Bend, Oregon

Increase: 4.3 percent

2017 total population: 94,520

Cedar Park, Texas

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Cedar Park, Texas

Increase: 4.2 percent

2017 total population: 75,704

Doral, Florida
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Doral, Florida

Increase: 4.2 percent

2017 total population: 61,130

Fort Myers, Florida

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Fort Myers, Florida

Increase: 4.2 percent

2017 total population: 79,943

The 15 Fastest-Growing Large Cities and Towns in the U.S.