Two Fastest Growing Cities in U.S. are Located in North Carolina.

Charlotte and Raleigh population gains exceed 60%.


[North Carolina Department of Commerce Editorial Staff]

According to analyses of U.S. Census data conducted by CNN, the two cities in the U.S. that grew the most from 2001-2010 were Charlotte and Raleigh.

Transportation statue of a railroad builder, corner of Trade and Tryon Streets, Charlotte.

Charlotte, home to the second largest financial center in the U.S. and a burgeoning energy industry, saw population growth reach an astounding 64.6 percent during that period.






Raleigh skyline at night.

Raleigh, which was ranked the number four best city for technology by Forbes last November, grew 63.4 percent during the same decade.




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