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The south and western regions of the United States continue to be the fastest-growing countries between 2017 and 2018, according to new population estimates for cities and towns released on Thursday.
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According to the NPR's Hansi Lo Wang report, cities in Arizona, Texas, Washington and North Carolina led the list of fast-growing municipalities.
"The capital of Arizona saw the largest jump in population last year with more than 25,000 new residents bringing the Phoenix population to close to 1.7 million. Other cities that make up the top five cities The biggest increase last year included San Antonio (20,824) and Fort Worth (19,552), including Seattle (15,354) and Charlotte (13,151). "
The data released by the US Census Bureau lists other the fastest growing cities by region.
In the South, in the order of population growth, they Austin, Texas; Jacksonville, Fla.; Frisco, Texas; McKinney, Texas; and Miami.
The fastest growing cities in the West are San Diego, Calif.; Denver, Colo.; Henderson, Nev.; and Las Vegas, Nev.
The only Midwestern city on the top list is Columbus, Ohio.
"Phoenix is a good example of a city growing from a combination of immigration from another country, and old people from the north, and the spread of migrants from California's more expensive coast," Brookings Institution's demographer William Frey said in NPR.
However, Frey said that many major cities in all parts of the country are growing more slowly while the US population is moving to smaller cities in suburbs and beyond.
Among the 13 highest cities in the country are Frisco and McKinney, Texas, in suburban Dallas and Henderson, Nev., In suburban Las Vegas. More people than Houston, Atlanta or Miami last year , "Frey said.
The Census Bureau also estimates the growth in housing units that remain stable in almost all states, according to a statement agency.
"n The housing ation housing has grown by 1.2 million units between 2017 and 2018, reaching 138.5 million housing units in total. The growth rate of 0.8% from 2017 to 2018 has remained the same from last year, "said the release.
According to the bureau, four states have acquired more than 50,000 housing units between 2017 and 2018: Texas, Florida, California and North "Utah is the fastest growing state in terms of housing units, with an increase of 2.2% between 2017 and 2018. Idaho has an increase of 1.9%, and Colorado and Texas have an increase of 1.6% each, "according to the report.