The Mike & Carla Morning Show

The Mike & Carla Morning Show

The city of Las Vegas right before the sun goes down

Well, you would think with everything going on that Las Vegas very well could be the fastest growing city in the U.S.! Think about it, if you grew up here or even moved here over 10 years ago, except for the gaming, hospitality industry, and UNLV sports, Las Vegas didn’t have much else going on.

Fast forward to 2017, we have an NHL franchise, followed by a WNBA team, an NFL team and soon, Major League Baseball will be a part of the city’s landscape! Not to mention, the Vegas Golden Knights have already won the Stanley Cup, the Las Vegas Aces have won back to back WNBA Championship…just a matter of time before the others follow suit!

Is Las Vegas The Fastest Growing City

Heck, even The Mike & Carla Morning Show would tell you, factor in the weather, no state tax and all the other benefits of living here, it’s no wonder people are making the move to Vegas! But is it thee fastest growing city in America? We really have it all here. Not to mention, our city has been known to be disaster proof!

Except for the rumblings of an aftershock due to an earthquake in California. Oh sure, we have our flashfloods, the summer heat, but comparatively, we seem to be fairly safe.

According to an article in Bloomberg, more and more people are avoiding the move to California. High taxes, traffic, and the cost of living, it’s no wonder fewer people are making the move out west. However, the good news, they are putting on the breaks and stopping in Las Vegas and Phoenix!

There are really only seven major cities that the population has grown over the last year. On the flipside, cities like New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco…even Chicago has seen their population go down according to the article.

The article also points out that despite the ups and downs, some are even making the move to the south. Again, stats showing that since 2020, the south’s population has grow almost 40%

But what are the fastest growing cities in America. You might be really surprised by the Top 5 alone. Oh, and despite the positives about Phoenix, it didn’t make the cut. On the other hand, Las Vegas, whether we like it or not, is still growing. So, scroll down below and find out where “The Entertainment Capital of the World” officially ranks!

Top 5 Fastest Growing Cities In America

  • #5 JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA

    Clearly this Florida city has a lot to offer. Enough to where it comes in at #5 on the list of the Top 5 Fastest Growing Cities in America! The only drawback, you have to root for the Jaguars! LOL…JK!

    A red pin map featuring Jacksonville, Florida

  • #4 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

    Whether we like it or not, our city is growing each and everyday. More and more people are making Las Vegas their home…and it’s no wonder. We pretty much have it all here. Las Vegas comes in at #4 on the list of Fastest Growing Cities in America!

    Red pin map of Las Vegas, Nevada

  • #3 SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

    Well, they say everything is big in Texas, but evidently, San Antonio is still getting bigger. Ya got the River Walk, the history of the Alamo and the Spurs. Maybe just a few reasons why it comes in at #3 on the list of Fastest Growing Cities in America!

    Red pin map featuring San Antonio, Texas

  • #2 AUSTIN, TEXAS

    Well, it’s another city growing in Texas! We do know they have “live” music up and down the street. Home of the University of Texas Longhorns and so much more. Even Matthew McConaughey loves it there…all right, all right, all right! Making it the #2 on the list of Fastest Growing Cities in America!

    Red pin map featuring the town of Austin, Texas

     

     

  • #1 COLUMBUS, OHIO

    Here ya go…the #1 Fastest Growing City in America seems to be the college town of Columbus, Ohio! Home of the Ohio State Buckeyes, rolling hills and famous chef Guy Fieri! You have it all in Columbus…congrats!

    Red pin map featuring the city of Columbus, Ohio

     

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