While we may think of places like New York or Los Angeles as the cities everyone dreams of living in, it seems they aren’t necessarily attracting the most folks. In fact, according to new report, there are lots of other cities that are growing at huge rates, and they may not be the ones you expect.
WalletHub has just come out with their list of the Fastest Growing Cities in America, ranking 515 cities on 17 key factors of growth and decline, over a seven-year period. Factors include things like population growth, unemployment, median household income growth, median house price and more.
So, with all that in mind, the site has named Lehigh Acres, Florida as the fastest growing city in the U.S., with a score of 82.1, with high marks for Jobs & Economy, as well as Sociodemographic rank, which includes things like population growth, working age population growth and college educated population growth.
Top Ten Fastest Rising Cities In The U.S.
- Lehigh Acres, FL
- Mount Pleasant, SC
- Bend, OR
- Enterprise, NV
- Frisco, TX
- Ft. Myers, FL
- Meridian, ID
- St. George, UT
- Cape Coral, FL
- Round Rock, TX
- One note, when it comes specifically to big cities...Austin, Texas is the fastest growing city in America, while Lehigh Acres is the fastest growing midsize city and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina is the fastest growing small city.
Click here to see where your city falls on the list