June 6, 2019, by Erik Larson

Which U.S. Cities Are Growing The Fastest

The 15 fastest growing cities by percent and numeric gains

New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows which incorporated places in the country grew the most between 2017 and 2018. The press release for the data is a good read.

The city that added the most residents overall was Phoenix, AZ with more than 25k net gain in population. Having recently completed an update to our AZ Tech Industry report for the AZ Tech Council, which showed dramatic gains in employment growth in just that sector, we weren't surprised.

The regions that grew the quickest were the South and West, with one city on the list (Ankeny City, Iowa) from the Midwest.

Here's a quick summary of the top 15 top growers, both by percent and numeric increase:

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