Published On: Mar 27 2014 03:47:15 PM CDTUpdated On: May 19 2016 11:25:05 AM CDT
Texas is big in size, and the population is growing to match. Five of the top-eight, fastest-growing big cities in the U.S. are in Texas, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data from 2014 to 2015. Among cities with a population of at least 50,000 people as of July 1, 2014, here are the top-10 fastest-growing cities in terms of total population:
10. Charlotte, N.C.
Total population: 827,097
Total population: 682,545
8. Austin, Texas
Gain: 19,117 Total population: 931,830
Gain: 19,642 Total population: 1.3 million
6. Forth Worth, Texas
Total population: 833,319
Total population: 1.563 million
4. San Antonio
Gain: 29,536 Total population: 1.469 million
3. Los Angeles Gain: 34,943 Total population: 3.971 million
2. Houston Gain: 40,032 Total population: 2.296 million
1. New York City Gain: 55,211 Total population: 8.550 million
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