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Photos: Ten fastest-growing U.S. cities, and where Denver lands

If Denver has seemed a little more crowded over the past year or so, there's a reason.

Forbes has just released its list of America's fastest growing cities, and Denver made the top ten.

It's your call whether that qualifies as good news or not.

Where did the Mile High City land? Count down the roster below, complete with photos and Forbes data.

Number 10: Houston, Texas

Photos: Ten fastest-growing U.S. cities, and where Denver lands

MSA: Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas Median Pay: $72,100 2013 Population Growth Rate: 1.82% Unemployment Rate: 5.75% Number 9: Orlando, Florida

Photos: Ten fastest-growing U.S. cities, and where Denver lands

MSA: Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Fla.Median Pay: $55,700 2013 Population Growth Rate: 1.82% Unemployment Rate: 5.76% Continue to keep counting down the ten fastest-growing U.S. cities.

 

Number 8: Charlotte, North Carolina

Photos: Ten fastest-growing U.S. cities, and where Denver lands

MSA: Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, N.C.-S.C.Median Pay: $61,900 2013 Population Growth Rate: 1.92% Unemployment Rate: 6.96% Number 7: Ogden, Utah

Photos: Ten fastest-growing U.S. cities, and where Denver lands

MSA: Ogden-Clearfield, UtahMedian Pay: $56,000 2013 Population Growth Rate: 2.05% Unemployment Rate: 4.03% Continue to keep counting down the ten fastest-growing U.S. cities.

 

Number 6: Denver, Colorado

Photos: Ten fastest-growing U.S. cities, and where Denver lands

MSA: Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colo. Median Pay: $64,900 2013 Population Growth Rate: 1.75% Unemployment Rate: 5.95% Number 5: Salt Lake City, Utah

Photos: Ten fastest-growing U.S. cities, and where Denver lands

MSA: Salt Lake City, UtahMedian Pay: $62,200 2013 Population Growth Rate: 1.33% Unemployment Rate: 4% Continue to keep counting down the ten fastest-growing U.S. cities.

 

Number 4: Dallas, Texas

Photos: Ten fastest-growing U.S. cities, and where Denver lands

MSA: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TexasMedian Pay: $66,700 2013 Population Growth Rate: 1.91% Unemployment Rate: 5.83% Number 3: Phoenix, Arizona

Photos: Ten fastest-growing U.S. cities, and where Denver lands

MSA: Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Ariz.Median Pay: $64,200 2013 Population Growth Rate: 1.67% Unemployment Rate: 6.4% Continue to keep counting down the ten fastest-growing U.S. cities.

 

Number 2: Raleigh, North Carolina

Photos: Ten fastest-growing U.S. cities, and where Denver lands

MSA: Raleigh-Cary, N.C.Median Pay: $64,800 2013 Population Growth Rate: 2.15% Unemployment Rate: 5.69% Number 1: Austin, Texas

Photos: Ten fastest-growing U.S. cities, and where Denver lands

MSA: Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TexasMedian Pay: $64,000 2013 Population Growth Rate: 2.5% Unemployment Rate: 4.89%

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.

More from our Lists & Weirdness archive from December: "Photos: Movoto's ten best American cities for 2013."


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