Fastest Growing U.S. Cities Are in Texas

May 27, 2015

U.S. Census Bureau data show that three of the top five fastest growing U.S. cities between 2013 and 2014 are in Texas, CNN Money reports.

New York City tops the list, while Houston, Austin, and San Antonio all rank in the top five. “The figures are another sign that young American adults and some Baby Boomers are flocking to cities, choosing an urban life over suburban or rural towns,” CNN Money reports.

Industries that give Texas a boost include tech, education, and health care, all propping up the state’s economy as the energy industry experiences a downswing.

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