LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The city of Los Angeles added 18,643 residents between July 2016 and July 2017, the fifth-largest increase of any municipality in the country, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released today.
Los Angeles remains the nation's second-largest city with 3,999,759 residents as of July 1, 2017, according to the Census Bureau. New York is still easily the nation's largest city with 8,622,698 residents as of last July. Chicago ranks third with more than 2.7 million residents, followed by Houston and Phoenix. San Diego is the nation's eighth-largest city with 1,511,946 residents. According to the Census Bureau, San Diego added 12,834 residents between July 2016 and July 2017, the 11th-largest numerical gain during that period.
Irvine ranked 14th on the growth list, adding 11,068 residents between 2016 and 2017, giving it a population of 277,453 as of July 1, 2017. The U.S. city that added the most residents between 2016 and 2017 was San Antonio, which boosted its population by 24,208 people. Phoenix placed second, followed by Dallas, Forth Worth and Los Angeles.
Fort Worth's added enough people to surpass Indianapolis on the list of the nation's largest city, settling into 15th place with 874,168 residents. Indianapolis' population is 863,002. According to the Census Bureau, there hasn't been a change in the list of the nation's 14 largest cities since 2016.
In terms of percentage growth, three Texas cities topped the list, with Frisco's population jumping by 8.2 percent, New Braunfels seeing an 8 percent gain and Pflugerville growing by 6.5 percent. No California cities landed on the top-15 list.