Here are the 6 Fastest Growing Cities in Arizona

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According to the US Census Bureau, Arizona is the 14th most populous state in America, with a population of 7.4 million residents.

As a state with warmer temperatures and magnificent natural beauty, it's no wonder that people like to call the Grand Canyon State home.
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Lifelong residents of Arizona may think of cities like Flagstaff and Tempe as being the most popular but data shows some surprising places are growing much faster than others.

Below is a list of the 6 cities people have been flocking to in record numbers recently.

  1. Phoenix
  2. Mesa
  3. Gilbert
  4. Chandler
  5. Scottsdale
  6. Peoria

With a population percent growth of 13%, Phoenix has topped this list as the fastest growing over the last decade.

While this state capital city may be stereotyped as a place for retirees, it's actually so much more than just that. From the warm weather to great job opportunities, a growing population, and a strong local economy– Phoenix is a terrific place to call home for everyone including young professionals and families.

According to Strategistico's data, Phoenix is the only city in Arizona with a population of over 1 million residents that has continued to grow since 2010.

In fact, not only is Phoenix the fastest-growing city in Arizona, but it is also among the fastest-growing in the entire country.

What do you think? Did you know Phoenix was the fastest-growing city in Arizona? Are there any other towns on this list that surprised you? Feel free to let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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