25 Fastest-Growing Cities in the United States {2018}

Posted by Ryan Fitzgerald on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 at 12:44pm.

America's Fastest-Growing Cities in 2018Each year Forbes puts together a list of America's fastest growing cities with a bunch of great data that helps consumers gain a better economic outlook on each city. We populated that data into the above infographic to give you a clearer picture of just how fast each city in America is growing here in 2018!

1. Boise City, Idaho

Boise City metropolitan statistical area growth:

Population growth 3.08% - Projected population growth 2.34%

Job growth 3.58% - Projected job growth 2.61%

Gross metro product growth 3.87% - Projected gross metro growth 5.12%

Wage growth 5.70% - Projected wage growth 7.27%

Home price growth 11.58% - Home price projected growth 4.38%

2. Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.97% - Projected population growth 1.76%

Job growth 2.62% - Projected job growth 2.33%

Gross metro product growth 4.65% - Projected gross metro growth 5.05%

Wage growth 7.52% - Projected wage growth 6.92%

Home price growth 13.61% - Home price projected growth 6.40%

3. Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas

Dallas-Plano-Irving metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.79% - Projected population growth 1.92%

Job growth 3.23% - Projected job growth 2.68%

Gross metro product growth 4.86% - Projected gross metro growth 4.48%

Wage growth 4.98% - Projected wage growth 7.05%

Home price growth 10.84% - Home price projected growth 3.64%

4. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida

Orland0-Kissimmee-Sanford metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 2.41% - Projected population growth 2.93%

Job growth 3.47% - Projected job growth 2.12%

Gross metro product growth 4.46% - Projected gross metro growth 6.40%

Wage growth 4.84% - Projected wage growth 7.37%

Home price growth 10.32% - Home price projected growth 3.08%

5. Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.78% - Projected population growth 1.93%

Job growth 2.64% - Projected job growth 2.63%

Gross metro product growth 3.69% - Projected gross metro growth 4.32%

Wage growth 4.45% - Projected wage growth 7.18%

Home price growth 10.90% - Home price projected growth 3.97%

6. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 2.38% - Projected population growth 2.43%

Job growth 2.99% - Projected job growth 3.23%

Gross metro product growth 3.00% - Projected gross metro growth 4.84%

Wage growth 3.08% - Projected wage growth 5.95%

Home price growth 10.29% - Home price projected growth 5.65%

7. Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, Tennessee

Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 2.24% - Projected population growth 2.15%

Job growth 3.07% - Projected job growth 2.05%

Gross metro product growth 3.49% - Projected gross metro growth 4.30%

Wage growth 5.02% - Projected wage growth 6.20%

Home price growth 10.00% - Home price projected growth 3.72%

8. Austin-Round Rock, Texas

Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 2.57% - Projected population growth 2.75%

Job growth 2.68% - Projected job growth 3.00%

Gross metro product growth 4.94% - Projected gross metro growth 4.79%

Wage growth 6.12% - Projected wage growth 6.90%

Home price growth 7.41% - Home price projected growth 0.74%

9. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida

Cape Coral-Fort Myers metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 2.77% - Projected population growth 3.37%

Job growth 0.21% - Projected job growth 2.5%

Gross metro product growth 3.91% - Projected gross metro growth 6.42%

Wage growth 5.11% - Projected wage growth 6.78%

Home price growth 8.48% - Home price projected growth 3.87% 

10. Tacoma-Lakewood, Washington

Tacoma-Lakewood metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.92% - Projected population growth 1.32%

Job growth 2.83% - Projected job growth 2.50%

Gross metro product growth 4.40% - Projected gross metro growth 4.55%

Wage growth 1.08% - Projected wage growth 6.44%

Home price growth 12.74% - Home price projected growth 3.87%

11. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Arizona

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.75% - Projected population growth 2.00%

Job growth 2.17% - Projected job growth 2.72%

Gross metro product growth 3.44% - Projected gross metro growth 4.41%

Wage growth 3.59% - Projected wage growth 6.22%

Home price growth 9.23% - Home price projected growth 4.13% 

12. West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, Florida

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 2.06% - Projected population growth 2.56%

Job growth 2.12% - Projected job growth 1.91%

Gross metro product growth 3.38% - Projected gross metro growth 5.96%

Wage growth 4.56% - Projected wage growth 7.37%

Home price growth 8.74% - Home price projected growth 3.38%

13. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 2.06% - Projected population growth 2.29%

Job growth 3.99% - Projected job growth 2.64%

Gross metro product growth 2.84% - Projected gross metro growth 5.11%

Wage growth 3.58% - Projected wage growth 7.22%

Home price growth 8.58% - Home price projected growth 2.19%

14. Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida

Lakeland-Winter Haven metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.57% - Projected population growth 1.81%

Job growth 3.14% - Projected job growth 1.85%

Gross metro product growth 2.46% - Projected gross metro growth 3.99%

Wage growth 4.67% - Projected wage growth 5.03%

Home price growth 11.90% - Home price projected growth 7.36%

15. Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 2.53% - Projected population growth 2.65%

Job growth 2.89% - Projected job growth 2.74%

Gross metro product growth 3.08% - Projected gross metro growth 4.96%

Wage growth 5.67% - Projected wage growth 5.51%

Home price growth 7.38% - Home price projected growth 2.03%

16. Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.49% - Projected population growth 1.76%

Job growth 2.76% - Projected job growth 2.55%

Gross metro product growth 2.54% - Projected gross metro growth 6.09%

Wage growth 2.18% - Projected wage growth 7.81%

Home price growth 8.14% - Home price projected growth 4.74%

17. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Oregon-Washington

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.66% - Projected population growth 1.23%

Job growth 2.13% - Projected job growth 2.39%

Gross metro product growth 2.97% - Projected gross metro growth 5.17%

Wage growth 4.68% - Projected wage growth 7.54%

Home price growth 9.98% - Home price projected growth 2.60%

18. Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.82% - Projected population growth 1.44%

Job growth 1.78% - Projected job growth 1.99%

Gross metro product growth 3.71% - Projected gross metro growth 3.97%

Wage growth 5.62% - Projected wage growth 4.93%

Home price growth 9.99% - Home price projected growth 4.18%

19. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, North Carolina

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 2.04% - Projected population growth 2.07%

Job growth 2.41% - Projected job growth 1.74%

Gross metro product growth 2.51% - Projected gross metro growth 4.20%

Wage growth 4.84% - Projected wage growth 5.88%

Home price growth 8.88% - Home price projected growth 3.79%

20. Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.37% - Projected population growth 1.67%

Job growth 2.94% - Projected job growth 1.86%

Gross metro product growth 2.63% - Projected gross metro growth 5.15%

Wage growth 4.11% - Projected wage growth 6.55%

Home price growth 8.57% - Home price projected growth 3.64% 

21. San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas

San Antonio-New Braunfels metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.53% - Projected population growth 1.63%

Job growth 2.50% - Projected job growth 3.10%

Gross metro product growth 3.63% - Projected gross metro growth 3.96%

Wage growth 5.17% - Projected wage growth 6.36%

Home price growth 7.10% - Home price projected growth 2.49%

22. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 2.16% - Projected population growth 2.53%

Job growth 2.15% - Projected job growth 2.28%

Gross metro product growth 3.36% - Projected gross metro growth 4.91%

Wage growth 3.56% - Projected wage growth 6.23%

Home price growth 3.95% - Home price projected growth 3.97%

23. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.40% - Projected population growth 1.64%

Job growth 2.69% - Projected job growth 2.18%

Gross metro product growth 3.13% - Projected gross metro growth 5.39%

Wage growth 2.19% - Projected wage growth 7.17%

Home price growth 9.93% - Home price projected growth 3.34% 

24. Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.51% - Projected population growth 1.30%

Job growth 2.64% - Projected job growth 2.24%

Gross metro product growth 4.02% - Projected gross metro growth 3.09%

Wage growth 3.71% - Projected wage growth 5.15%

Home price growth 10.25% - Home price projected growth 3.99%

25. Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan

Grand Rapids-Wyoming metropolitan area statistical growth

Population growth 1.21% - Projected population growth 1.12%

Job growth 2.48% - Projected job growth 1.91%

Gross metro product growth 3.55% - Projected gross metro growth 3.94%

Wage growth 4.66% - Projected wage growth 3.75%

Home price growth 10.17% - Home price projected growth 5.23%


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1 Response to "25 Fastest-Growing Cities in the United States {2018}"

The Cameron Team wrote: North Carolina is the place to be! There's so much to love here, from the landscape to the growing technology sector, the state has a lot to offer.

Posted on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 at 12:53pm.

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