10 Fastest-Growing Metro Areas in America

St. George, Utah, takes the No. 1 spot, and it's mostly because of out-of-staters
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 22, 2018 9:25 AM CDT

(Newser) – Residents in St. George, Utah, probably won't be surprised to learn they're living in the fastest-growing metro area in America—the constant new housing and business construction is likely a giveaway, the Spectrum notes. The region took top honors based on the US Census Bureau's newly released figures comparing populations from 2016 to 2017, with 86% of the St. George area's newest members arriving from outside the Beehive State. That net domestic migration also influenced the growth in two other metro areas on the list: Greeley, Colo., and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Here, the top 10 and their percentage growths:

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