Alpharetta is Georgia’s fastest-growing city and the sixth-fastest in the country, figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau show.
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Top 10 fastest-growing U.S. cities
City/% growth/2012 population
1. San Marcos, Texas/4.91/50,001
2. South Jordan, Utah/4.87/55,934
3. Midland, Texas/4.87/119,385
4. Cedar Park, Texas/4.67/57,957
5. Clarksville, Tenn./4.43/142,519
6. Alpharetta, Ga./4.37/61,981
7. Georgetown, Texas/4.21/52,303
8. Irvine, Calif./4.21/229,985
9. Buckeye, Ariz./4.14/54,542
10. Conroe, Texas/4.01/61,533
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Note: Ratings are for cities of 50,000 and over.