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FASTEST GROWING METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREAS, 2010-2011
Rank Metropolitan statistical area Population growth
1 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 154,774
2 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 139,699
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 121,911
4 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 118,791
5 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 115,964
6 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 105,490
7 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 90,345
8 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 80,146
9 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 70,349
10 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 67,230

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau.

 
FASTEST GROWING METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREAS, 2000-2008
Rank Metropolitan statistical area

Population growth

Rank Metropolitan statistical area Population growth
1 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,138,476 6 New York-Northern New Jersey-
Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
683,407
2 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-
Marietta, GA
1,128,271 7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria,
DC-VA-MD-WV
562,065
3 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,030,012 8 Los Angeles-Long Beach-
Santa Ana, CA
507,184
4 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,012,726 9 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 490,211
5 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 861,054 10 Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 470,995

Source: U.S. Census Bureau.

 
FASTEST GROWING METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREAS, 2000-2009
Rank Metropolitan statistical area Population growth Rank Metropolitan statistical area Population growth
1 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,286,078 6 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 746,357
2 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,227,192 7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 680,167
3 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,152,072 8 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 539,059
4 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,112,206 9 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 527,096
5 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 888,296 10 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 509,169

Source: U.S. Census Bureau.

 
FASTEST GROWING METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREAS, 2000-2010
Rank Metropolitan statistical area Population growth
1  Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 575,504
2  Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX  466,526
3  Raleigh-Cary, NC 333,419
4  Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL  177,866
5  Provo-Orem, UT   150,036
6  Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC  72,662
7  Greeley, CO 71,899
8  St. George, UT 47,761
9  Palm Coast, FL   45,864
10  Bend, OR   42,366

Source: U.S. Census Bureau.