Not looking forward to another winter in Buffalo or a summer in Phoenix? Stuck in rut at your job and considering a change of scenery? Maybe a fresh start is in order. CNNMoney.com put together a nice slideshow of the fastest growing cities in the United States and we did a little bit of legwork to help provide you with some resources on these booming metropolitan areas.
City: Greeley, Colorado
- Population has grown from 180,826 people in 2000 to 252,825 in 2010.
- CNNMoney.com’s notes – Says that there is a lot of jobs for unskilled laborers in meat-packing plants….hmm…on second thought.
- Greeley’s City Site
- Population has grown from 1,249,763 people in 2000 to 1,716,289 in 2010.
- CNNMoney.com’s notes – Home building is flourishing in this hip college town.
- Austin’s Visitors and Convention Bureau
- Population has grown from 115,367 people in 2000 to 157,733 in 2010.
- CNNMoney.com’s notes – “Bend is blessed with lovely climate, with little rain…” Who knew? Jobs available in health care and technical services.
- Population has grown from 196,629 people in 2000 to 269,291 in 2010. [Read more…]