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The city of Phoenix gained 234,301 new residents over the past decade gaining more population than any other city in the country, according to new Census Bureau data

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By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter

Phoenix’s city population stands at 1,680,992, according to new Census data.

Phoenix has added on 25,300 new residents each year on average between 2010 and 2019.

The city ranks as the 6th largest U.S. city. New York is still the most populous U.S. city with 8.18 million residents in its boroughs.

Several Texas cities also continue to show population gains.

Houston and San Antonio were the second and third fastest growing big cities over the past decade adding 224,751 and 221,092 new residents, respectively.

Frisco, Texas had the highest growth percentage wise gaining 71 percent to its population. Buckeye was second with a 56.6 percent growth rate.

Los Angeles added 186,437 new residents over the past 10 years. The city has a population of 3.98 million. Detroit, Baltimore, St. Louis and Cleveland lost the most population over the past 10 years,

The past decade also saw Mesa pass the 500,000 mark for population. The East Valley has a population of 518,012.

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