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Jansing & Co.
updated 3/21/2013 5:16:58 PM ET 2013-03-21T21:16:58

Forbes is out with its list of the fastest growing cities and how their populations have grown since 2000.

Some U.S. cities recently plagued by the housing crisis are seeing a population boom. Forbes is out with its list of the fastest growing cities. Here are the top five cities and how their populations have grown since 2000:

  • Charlotte, North Carolina: population is up almost 33 percent since 2000
  • Orlando, Florida: up 34 percent
  • Las Vegas, Nevada: up 44 percent
  • 2. Austin, Texas: up 45 percent
  • 1. Raleigh, North Carolina: up 48 percent

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