By Geoff Hing | AZCentral
Phoenix grew at a faster rate than any other major city in the last decade, officially surpassing Philadelphia as the nation’s fifth largest city, new data from the 2020 census show.
Buckeye and Goodyear are both among the 10 fastest-growing cities, with populations of at least 50,000, in the nation, the data show. Buckeye grew faster than any other city in the nation, with population growing nearly 80% in the last decade to reach more than 91,000.
Phoenix grew by more than 160,000 people from 2010 to 2020, an increase of 11.2%.