What Are The 10 Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S.?

by Mahogany WaldonSeptember 22, 2017

A map outlining the 10 fastest growing cities in the U.S.
Are you ready to find out if things really are bigger and better in Texas? Have you always wanted to live somewhere sunny like Florida or Arizona? Grab your bags, we’re sure you’ll find your own paradise in one of the cities listed below. These 10 featured cities are busting at the seams when it comes to being the fastest growing municipalities by population.

  1. Conroe, Texas

    Half of the cities that make our list hail from the Longhorn state. Conroe had a 7.8 percent increase in population from 2015-2016. Conroe hosts a slew of festivals, fairs, and cultural events to fit every lifestyle. Conroe is also a “gateway to Texas history” and Montgomery County happens to be the birthplace of the Lone Star flag.

  2. Frisco, Texas

    Frisco grew in population 6.2 percent from 2015-2016. Frisco has an average home value of $393,400. A suburb of Dallas, Frisco is home to the Major League Soccer team: FC Dallas. The Toyota Stadium in Frisco is also home to the Soccer Hall of Fame. Frisco residents can enjoy soccer games, shopping malls, and other fun outings.

  3. McKinney, Texas

    Mckinney, part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex is a bustling city with lots to do. McKinney’s population grew 5.9 percent between 2015-2016. This year, McKinney will host its 10th Annual Oktoberfest and also has a plethora of parks, bike trails, and nature exhibits. McKinney will definitely satisfy your inner outdoorsman!

  4. Greenville, South Carolina

    This scenic city grew 5.8 percent in population during 2015-2016. Greenville is well-known for its neighboring waterfalls, its downtown river walk, bike-friendly streets, and nearby mountains. Not only is the population growing, but so is Greenville’s night-life and its arts and restaurant scene.

  5. Georgetown, Texas

    Just 30 miles from Austin, this quaint city’s population rose 5.5 percent from 2015-2016. Home to the “Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas,” Georgetown offers a variety of cultural and art centers, galleries, museums, restaurants and pubs. Georgetown also has picturesque fall scenery making it a beautiful town for an autumn getaway.

  6. Bend, Oregon

    Nestled on the Deschutes River, Bend is a wholesome town that experienced a 4.9 percent growth from 2015-2016. Residents enjoy hiking in its majestic peaks, biking, and enjoying the moderate weather. Bend is just three hours from the beaches of the Pacific Ocean.

  7. Buckeye, Arizona

    With an average temperature of 78 degrees, this warm, Arizona city grew 4.8 percent in population from 2015-2016. Residents enjoy the sunny weather, the Skyline Regional Park, as well as other outdoor adventures.

  8. Bonita Springs, Florida

    Bonita Springs is tied with Buckeye for a 4.8 percent rise in population. With miles of shoreline, this fast-growing city is a beachgoers dream!

  9. New Braunfels, Texas

    This historic town grew 4.7 percent in 2015-2016. Well-known for its rivers, residents congregate around its many parks and wildlife preservation. The city also has astounding limestone caves as well as a water park.

  10. Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    Murfreesboro boasts of historic Civil War antiquity. The city grew 4.7 percent from 2015-2016 and the city was awarded the “2017 Significant Achievement Award” from the Public Technology Institute for the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).

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Mahogany Waldon
Mahogany is a Content Marketing Coordinator for Homes.com. In her spare time, Mahogany enjoys reading, writing poetry, blogging, traveling, and loves a good southern idiom. Mahogany is also a certified Reiki practitioner and enjoys all things supernatural.