All but one of the nation’s 20 largest cities saw their population grow last year, with metropolises like Austin, Denver and Houston among those seeing the most significant growth, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data released Thursday.
With the exception of New York City, each of the 15 cities that gained the greatest number of people between 2014 and 2015 were in the South or the West.
Overall, growth in the nation’s biggest cities slowed to a five-year low of 1.03% for the last year, but the growth rate is still nearly double the average annual growth rate of 0.56% that cities saw from 2000-2010, noted William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution in Washington.
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