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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.

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

Frisco, Texas
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Increase: 8.2 percent

2017 total population: 177,286

New Braunfels, Texas

New Braunfels, Texas
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Increase: 8 percent

2017 total population: 79,152

Pflugerville, Texas

Pflugerville, Texas
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Increase: 6.5 percent

2017 total population: 63,359

Ankeny, Iowa

Ankeny, Iowa

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Increase: 6.4 percent

2017 total population: 62,416

Buckeye, Arizona

Buckeye, Arizona
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Increase: 5.9 percent

2017 total population: 68,453

Georgetown, Texas

Georgetown, Texas
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Increase: 5.4 percent

2017 total population: 70,685

Castle Rock, Colorado

Castle Rock, Colorado
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Increase: 5.1 percent

2017 total population: 62,276

Franklin, Tennessee

Franklin, Tennessee
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Increase: 4.9 percent

2017 total population: 78,321

McKinney, Texas

McKinney, Texas
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Increase: 4.8 percent

2017 total population: 181,330

Meridian, Idaho

Meridian, Idaho
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Increase: 4.7 percent

2017 total population: 99,926

Flower Mound, Texas

Flower Mound, Texas
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Increase: 4.3 percent

2017 total population: 76,681

Bend, Oregon

Bend, Oregon
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Increase: 4.3 percent

2017 total population: 94,520

Cedar Park, Texas

Cedar Park, Texas

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Increase: 4.2 percent

2017 total population: 75,704

Doral, Florida

Doral, Florida
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Increase: 4.2 percent

2017 total population: 61,130

Fort Myers, Florida

Fort Myers, Florida

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Increase: 4.2 percent

2017 total population: 79,943

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