Irvine, Los Angeles high on USA cities' population growth list

Irvine, Los Angeles high on USA cities' population growth list

Irvine, Los Angeles high on USA cities' population growth list

"We know that the growth will continue to come, and two of the more obvious challenges facing our city are housing and transportation", City Manager Sheryl Sculley told the Rivard Report via email.

New Braunfels also saw the fifth-largest percentage population growth in the nation since 2010, joining three other suburban Texas cities (Cedar Park, McKinney, and Frisco) in the top five for population growth over almost a decade. With just 177,286 residents, Frisco - which ranked as the nation's fastest-growing city - easily outpaced the state's biggest city in population gain from July 2016 to July 2017. In fact, Chicago lags behind Los Angeles, the second-most-populous city, by more than a million residents.

But in the 38 years since, the city's population has only grown by 9,075, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates being released Thursday, May 24. In those cases, the individual listing indicates it is only part of the city or village's total population.

The statewide trend for South Dakota - based on the numbers released in March - showed an estimated growth of a smidgen under 1 percent between July 2016 and July 2017.

Irvine added 11,068 people in the year - the No. 14 gain in population count - to 277,453.

In Brooklyn, the only New York City borough to lose population previous year, housing investors have driven away first-time buyers by snapping up the remaining affordable housing, according to an April report from the Center for NYC Neighborhoods, a public-private partnership that promotes affordable housing.

Frisco, Texas, was No. 1 in percentage growth at 8.2 percent.

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Houston's population growth has slowed and the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey may slow growth in the future, said William Frey, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a research institution.

For the others, the Town of Babylon was down 280 people, or -0.13 percent; Huntington, down 284 people, or -0.14 percent; Islip, down 477 people, or -0.14 percent; Riverhead, down 26 people, or -0.08 percent; and Smithtown, down 130 people, or -0.11 percent. "That means Bend would need to grow by 5,480 people between July 1, 2017 and April 1, 2020".

San Diego is the nation's eighth-largest city with 1,511,946 residents. Its population continued to increase, but its annual growth rate dropped from 7.8 percent in 2016 to 3.4 percent in 2017. Peoria lost about 1,500 residents, according to census figures.

Fort Worth's added enough people to surpass Indianapolis on the list of the nation's largest city, settling into 15th place with 874,168 residents.

Seattle has now been ranked in the top 4 for growth among major cities for five consecutive years - quite an impressive run. "Increasingly in the suburbs, the population is aging", he said.

Texas also was high on these city growth charts.

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