2020 Population: 93,314
2021 Population: 101,315
Yearly Increase: 8.6%
Buckeye, is one of the cities in the US that is expanding the quickest. Buckeye gives hikers, mountain bikers, equestrians, and campers the ability to explore dozens of miles of trails throughout the city, making it a paradise for wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages.
2014 Population: 59,500
Buckeye is a western suburb of the Phoenix metro area. Not only has the city (upgraded from a "town" in 2015) seen explosive growth, Buckeye has also grown 600% since the year 2000! This city is pertty consistently on the fastes growing list. This is likely due to the great weather and low taxes.
2020 Population: 202,786
2021 Population: 210,719
Yearly Increase: 3.9%
Texas dominates the top 5 fastest-growing cities in the country, occupying the most spots, including the two for years now. Frisco has seen the largest growth of any Northern Texas community. CNN and Forbes both listed it as one of the best places in the country to live!
2014 Population: 145,000
Playgrounds, a fishing pond, and an amphitheater may be found in Frisco Commons Park, which is to the northeast. Although Frisco is known for housing the Cowboys' training complex, Dallas, which is near by, is known as having the state's top football team. Rare gaming systems and arcade games are on display at the National Videogame Museum here as well!
Castle Rock, Colorado
2020 Population: 73,700
2021 Population: 76,353
Yearly Increase: 3.6%
The 1870s saw the first settlement of Castle Rock, which is tucked away in the East Plum Creek Valley, surrounded by steep buttes and boasting breathtaking vistas of the Rocky Mountain Front Range. The discovery of rhyolite stone in the butte near Plum Creek gave the town of Castle Rock its name.
2014 Population: 55,700
Located between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock continuously ranks as one of the best places to live in the U.S. by various publications, including Family Circle and Money. Unless you are prairie dog, that is. The town rid a nearby prairie dog colony, the largest in the state, to put up a mall.
2020 Population: 119,729
2021 Population: 125,963
Yearly Increase: 5.2%
Meridian is just a stone's throw away from the Idaho capital of Boise. With over 250 days of sunshine and an above average median income, what isn't to like about this city? This city has come near the top of the list for over a decade, and is still growing!
2014 Population: 87,700
This city has a wide range of attractions, such as lovely municipal parks, restaurants that are owned and run locally, as well as shopping and entertainment choices. There are several possibilities to make enduring experiences in Meridian, such as the Roaring Springs Water Park, and the Meridian Speedway.
South Jordan, Utah
2020 Population: 78,082
2021 Population: 80,139
Yearly Increase: 2.6%
The four traditional weather seasons are experienced in South Jordan, Utah. With frequent rainstorms, occasional wind, and thunderstorms, springs are warm and summer is bearable. Copper Mine at Kennecott -The Bingham Canyon, often known as Kennecott Copper Mine by locals, is one of the most productive copper mines in the world and is a notable south Jordan landmark situated in the Oquirrh Mountains.
2014 Population: 62,800
This Salt Lake City suburb is famous for its outstanding 27 parks featuring trails, fishing ponds, and many other natural habitats. It truly is an outdoorsman's Western paradise. If you choose to move here, be sure to say hello to neighbor and gold medalist Apolo Anton Ohno!
2020 Population: 197,122
2021 Population: 202,690
Yearly Increase: 2.8%
McKinney was the main business hub of the county throughout its first 125 years. Farmers could find grain, corn, cotton mills, cotton gins, cotton compresses, cottonseed oil mills, banks, churches, schools, newspapers, and, starting in the 1880s, an opera theatre at the county seat.
2014 Population: 156,800
Just north of Dallas is the nation's former fastest-growing city, McKinney. In the early 2000s, McKinney led the way for population acquisition, but things have since tapered off just a little. Texas has seen in an increase in taxes, as well as an increase in land acquisition. None the less, McKinney continues to grow!
St. George, Utah
2020 Population: 95,927
2021 Population: 99,958
Yearly Increase: 4.2%
Both St. George's history and heritage are fascinating. The Virgin River Anasazi, who lived in the region from roughly 200 B.C. to 1200 A.D., were St. George's first inhabitants. They left behind the remains of their homes as well as rock art. They left without giving any explanation, which is still a mystery.
The Pauite tribe came between 1100 and 1200 A.D. and started utilizing the land as a deer, rabbit, and other animal hunting ground. The Pauites also grew crops such as maize, wheat, and melons along the riverbeds. In 1776, the Dominguez-Escalante Party conducted the region's first documented European-American excursions, and the rest is history!
2020 Population: 53,119
2021 Population: 54,539
Yearly Increase: 2.7%
Bozeman is known as "the most livable locale" for good reason. Enjoy incredible wildlife, world-class fly fishing, and breathtaking mountains for hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, skiing, and backcountry exploration. The Yellowstone National Park is also close by.
Bozeman's robust arts and culture scene encompasses everything from farmers markets, symphonies, theaters, and art galleries to main street festivals, cultural institutions, and museums. Bozeman is a fantastic place to live because of the plethora of outdoor recreation opportunities, low crime rates, a sense of community, outstanding schools, and beautiful parks, trails, and neighborhoods!
Port St. Lucie, Florida
2020 Population: 206,752
2021 Population: 217,523
Yearly Increase: 5.2%
Port St. Lucie, a developing metropolitan area that retains a sense of "the real Florida." This fast growing city is situated in the center of Florida's Treasure Coast less than an hour north of the beautiful Palm Beach.
Visitors to Port St. Lucie can go on nature walks, canoe or kayak along lush rivers, ride horses on adjacent beaches, watch a spring training baseball game, and play a few games of championship golf. The Fort Pierce Jai-Alai and Poker, is home to one of the few remaining jai-alai frontons in Florida.
Spokane Valley, Washington
2020 Population: 103,778
2021 Population: 105,905
Yearly Increase: 2%
With Spokane to the west and Liberty Lake to the east, Spokane Valley is a suburban community perfect for families. Residents of the valley have easy access to employment opportunities across the area thanks to its location along the Spokane-Coeur d'Alene corridor.
The Spokane River meanders across the amazing Spokane Valley. The city especially benefits from the many opportunities for local hiking, biking, skiing, and partaking in a range of river water activities without having to drive far from wonderful restaurants and retail shopping. The 260 sunny days each year give plenty of opportunities for residents to enjoy the parks and trails.
2020 Population: 99,533
2021 Population: 102,059
Yearly Increase: 2.5%
Bend is renowned for its world-class recreation. It has miles of hiking and bike trails that wind through the city and the adjacent Smith Rock and Mt. Bachelor. You might not want to leave Bend if you add that to the area's widely varied cultural scene, award-winning restaurants, and quaint shops.
There are countless things to do in the town as it is situated along the picturesque Deschutes River and is bordered by wilderness areas, alpine lakes, and volcanoes. Beautiful lava rock formations, old-growth juniper trees, and good vistas of the Three Sisters and buttes to the east are all present in this city.
Rapid City, South Dakota
2020 Population: 74,350
2021 Population: 76,184
Yearly Increase: 2.5%
Rapid Community was established in 1876 by a group of discouraged prospectors who had traveled to the Black Hills in search of gold. Rapid City is named after the limestone spring stream that runs through the beautiful city.
When the town was first planned they set aside six blocks in the site's center as the commercial area and formed committees to persuade potential business owners and their families to live there. Rapid City is now the second-largest city in South Dakota after years of expansion. Rapid City's economic foundation is almost unchanged from what it was in the 1800s.
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
2020 Population: 90,871
2021 Population: 92,398
Yearly Increase: 1.7%
East of Charleston, on South Carolina's central coast, sits Mount Pleasant. It was established in 1680 and is the location of both the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum and Shem Creek, which is well-known for its shrimp boats and seafood eateries.
Mount Pleasant has everything but moves at the pace of a town. This includes golf, beaches, shopping, eating, and other activities. After crossing the bridge from Charleston to Mount Pleasant, you will enter a new world. Mount Pleasant, although being subdued in contrast to its famed neighbor, offers a wealth of intriguing history, activities, and vistas to explore.
North Las Vegas, Nevada
2020 Population: 264,216
2021 Population: 274,133
Yearly Increase: 3.8%
The city of North Las Vegas, one of the biggest and fastest growing in Nevada, is a mashup of desert valleys, expansive views, and rapid construction. The fact that the city is genuinely distinct from Las Vegas, with a whole unique set of attractions and appeal, surprises a lot of visitors.
Visitors to North Las Vegas relax in opulent casino resorts, seek out outdoor adventure, and travel to some of the top locations in Nevada to satiate their craving for adventure whether they are traveling on two wheels or four, on pavement or off. North Las Vegas truly is a separate world in addition to being a region of Las Vegas.
Apex, North Carolina
2020 Population: 59,945
2021 Population: 62,911
Yearly Increase: 4.9%
Though the first train didn't travel through town until 1869, Apex's early history began with the establishment of a railroad station in 1854. The region saw its first settlers in the 1860s, and the town was officially formed back in 1873.
The neighboring Research Triangle Park was created in the early 1960s, and it began to attract high-tech enterprises from all over the globe. Apex, like the rest of the Triangle, began to develop, and by 1990, the population had surpassed 5,000. As technology-driven business started to migrate to the region, the town saw significant growth.
Warner Robins, Georgia
2020 Population: 80,494
2021 Population: 81,446
Yearly Increase: 1.2%
Warner Robins, Georgia is known as "The Home of Planes, Trains, and Heroes." Warner Robins is home to several well-known sites, including Robins Air Force Base, the Museum of Aviation, the Southeast Regional Little League Headquarters, and many more.
Just 90 minutes south of Atlanta, Warner Robins is ideally situated in the middle of Georgia, right off I-75. The E.L. Greenway Train Depot National Historic Site is here, as well as the Convention & Visitors Bureau. They are also home to the WWII Museum, the Elberta Train Depot, the Red Caboose, and Mildred's Country Store.
2020 Population: 76,429
2021 Population: 78,564
Yearly Increase: 2.8%
Near Opelika and approximately 60 miles northeast of Montgomery, Auburn is a city in Lee County in the state of Alabama. It was named after "Beautiful Auburn" from Oliver Goldsmith's poem The Deserted Village. It was established in 1836 by John Harper and Georgian settlers.
The Tuskegee National Forest and Chewacla State Park are located in the southwest of this great state. A historical fair showing the manufacturing of cane syrup is held every October here. To add, several 19th-century residences may be seen in Loachapoka's historic area, which is approximately 7 miles west of Auburn.
Spring Hill, Tennessee
2020 Population: 50,595
2021 Population: 53,339
Yearly Increase: 5.4%
The first people in Spring Hill came in 1808, and the city was formed in 1809. Albert Russell was the first person to build a home on the land that would become Spring Hill. This city was also the site of a Civil War engagement known as the Battle of Spring Hill in November 1864.
Branham and Hughes Military Academy, a prep school that subsequently called Spring Hill home, is now the major location of Tennessee Children's Home, a Churches of Christ-affiliated charity. The Spring Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the comprehensive "Spring Hill Rising: 2040" plan in November 2015 to increase the city's well being.
2020 Population: 99,451
2021 Population: 101,171
Yearly Increase: 1.7%
Fishers' economy relies heavily on a handful of large enterprises including Sallie Mae, Roche Diagnostics, ADT, US Foodservice, Walmart, and Target. Fishers is one of central Indiana's fastest-growing communities because of this, in addition to its strong housing market and good educational system.
Several well-known local landmarks are connected to Fishers, including the Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, the Fishers Train Station, and the Geist Reservoir. While many parts of Fishers have been updated, the Nickle Plate District near the Fishers Train Station has truly managed to keep its awesome "old town" charm.
2020 Population: 63,783
2021 Population: 65,121
Yearly Increase: 2.1%
Located in the southeastern corner of Arkansas, Conway serves as the administrative hub for neighboring Faulkner County. Although often thought of as a suburb of Little Rock, Conway is really somewhat unusual in that the vast majority of its residents do not travel outside the city to work.
Due to its proximity to Little Rock and its reputation as an educational centre, Conway's population exploded in the 1990s and beyond. The city has established a park-friendly growth policy to encourage smart city zoning and the efficient use of open space, as well as to facilitate the northward expansion of the park at Beaverfork Lake.