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Growth Figures From U.S. Census Bureau

The 10 Fastest Growing Metro Areas from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2012

Percent Increase
1. Midland, Texas 4.6
2. Clarksville, Tenn.-Ky. 3.7
3. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Fla. 3.6
4. The Villages, Fla. 3.4
5. Odessa, Texas 3.4
6. Jacksonville, N.C. 3.3
7. Austin-Round Rock, Texas 3.0
8. Casper, Wyo. 3.0
9. Columbus, Ga.-Ala. 2.9
10. Manhattan, Kan. 2.8

The 10 Fastest Growing Micro Areas from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2012

Percent Increase
1. Williston, N.D. 9.3
2. Junction City, Kan. 7.4
3. Dickinson, N.D. 6.5
4. Andrews, Texas 4.7
5. Vernal, Utah 4.1
6. Heber, Utah 3.8
7. Elk City, Okla. 3.5
8. Elko, Nev. 3.5
9. Pullman, Wash. 3.4
10. Fort Polk South, La. 3.2

The 10 Metro Areas with the Largest Numeric Increase from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2012

Numeric Increase
1. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas 131,879
2. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas 125,185
3. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, Calif. 107,781
4. New York-Newark-Jersey City, N.Y.-N.J.-Pa. 101,928
5. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. 89,129
6. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, Ga. 83,153
7. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Ariz. 77,456
8. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, Fla. 74,809
9. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, Calif. 58,642
10. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Wash. 54,338

The 10 Micro Areas with the Largest Numeric Increase from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2012

Numeric Increase
1. Dunn, N.C. 2,850
2. Junction City, Kan. 2,604
3. Williston, N.D. 2,281
4. Hilo, Hawaii 1,962
5. Elko, Nev. 1,787
6. Fort Polk South, La. 1,691
7. Dickinson, N.D. 1,624
8. Pullman, Wash. 1,542
9. Tupelo, Miss. 1,478
10. Vernal, Utah 1,354

The 10 Fastest Growing Counties (or Equivalents) from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2012 (among counties with total populations of 10,000 or more)

Percent Increase
1. Chattahoochee, Ga. 10.1
2. Williams, N.D. 9.3
3. Geary, Kan. 7.4
4. Richland, Mont. 6.6
5. Stark, N.D. 6.5
6. Fredericksburg, Va. 5.6
7. Long, Ga. 5.6
8. St. Bernard, La. 5.3
9. Russell, Ala. 5.1
10. Midland, Texas 4.7

The 10 Counties with the Largest Numeric Increase from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2012

Numeric Increase
1. Harris, Texas 80,005
2. Los Angeles, Calif. 73,764
3. Maricopa, Ariz. 73,644
4. Dallas, Texas 45,827
5. San Diego, Calif. 38,880
6. King, Wash. 35,838
7. Travis, Texas 34,381
8. Orange, Calif. 34,017
9. Tarrant, Texas 32,997
10. Clark, Nev. 32,833

(U.S. Census Bureau)


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