Percent Change in Population in United States Cities, 2010-2017

Cities are growing in the United States, but not uniformly across all regions. Cities are growing faster in the West than anywhere else. 

City Sizes

East

Midwest

South

West

<50000

-1.8%

-0.4%

-0.7%

2.3%

Between 50,000 and 100,000

-2.8%

-0.2%

1.1%

3.2%

Between 100,000 and 1,000,000

-0.1%

2.1%

5.4%

7.0%

Over 1,000,000

1.4%

3.8%

10.5%

9.2%

Overall

-1.0%

0.5%

2.5%

4.8%


Source: United States Census Bureau

Created by USC Sol Price School of Public Policy's online Executive Master of Urban Planning program