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Seven of top 15 fastest growing U.S. cities in TexasSeven of top 15 fastest growing U.S. cities in Texashttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=41332014-05-23T11:31:00Z2014-05-23T11:00:00Z

TEXAS - New and big numbers confirm that Texas cities are among the fastest growing in the nation during the year ending July 1, 2013. Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau show that seven of the top 15 fastest growing cities in the U.S. are in Texas.

San Marcos takes the number one spot on the list. The top 15 cities are shown below.

Top 15 Fastest Growing Cities in U.S. by Percentage Growth Year-End July 2013
City  Increase 2013 Pop.
1.   San Marcos, Tex. 8.0% 54,076
2.   Frisco, Tex. 6.5% 163,791
3.   South Jordan, Utah 6.1% 59,366
4.   Cedar Park, Tex. 5.6% 61,238
5.   Lehi, Utah 5.5% 54,382
6.   Goodyear, Ariz. 4.8% 72,864
7.   Georgetown, Tex. 4.5% 54,898
8.   Gaithersburg, Md. 4.4% 65,690
9.   Mount Pleasant, S.C. 4.1% 74,885
10. Meridian, Idaho 4.0% 83,596
11. Odessa, Tex. 4.0% 110,720
12. Gilbert, Ariz. 4.0% 229,972
13. McKinney, Tex. 3.9% 148,559
14. Franklin, Tenn. 3.9% 68,886
15. Pearland, Tex. 3.8% 100,065

*Cities must have at least 50,000 residents to be included.

Read more at the Austin Business Journal and see the U.S. Census Bureau for more information.
 

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