Population growth is concentrated in Texas cities, says US Census Bureau

  • Five Texas cities (Georgetown, New Braunfels, Frisco, Pearland and Pflugerville) rank among top 15 fastest growing in the nation.
  • New York City ranks no. 1 as largest city and city with the largest numeric growth in population.
  • Chicago ranks as no. 3 most populous city but doesn't rank on the list of cities with largest numeric increase.

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Everything is bigger in Texas… and it’s growing.

According to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau, five of the nation’s 11 fastest growing cities are in the Lone Star State. As of July 2015, the population in one Texas community near Austin upticked by 7.8 percent annually, making it the nation’s fastest growing community. That community, Georgetown, now has a population of about 63,700.