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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).

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Frisco, Texas

Increase: 8.2 percent

2017 total population: 177,286

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New Braunfels, Texas

Increase: 8 percent

2017 total population: 79,152

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Pflugerville, Texas

Increase: 6.5 percent

2017 total population: 63,359

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Ankeny, Iowa

Increase: 6.4 percent

2017 total population: 62,416

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Buckeye, Arizona

Increase: 5.9 percent

2017 total population: 68,453

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Georgetown, Texas

Increase: 5.4 percent

2017 total population: 70,685

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Castle Rock, Colorado

Increase: 5.1 percent

2017 total population: 62,276

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Franklin, Tennessee

Increase: 4.9 percent

2017 total population: 78,321

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McKinney, Texas

Increase: 4.8 percent

2017 total population: 181,330

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Meridian, Idaho

Increase: 4.7 percent

2017 total population: 99,926

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Flower Mound, Texas

Increase: 4.3 percent

2017 total population: 76,681

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Bend, Oregon

Increase: 4.3 percent

2017 total population: 94,520

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Cedar Park, Texas

Increase: 4.2 percent

2017 total population: 75,704

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Doral, Florida

Increase: 4.2 percent

2017 total population: 61,130

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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.