Georgetown is the fastest-growing city in the U.S. for cities with a population above 50,000, according to data released May 26 by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census data shows Georgetown’s growth rate was 10.5% from July 2020 through July 2021, resulting in a population estimate of 75,420.

“Georgetown continues to attract new residents for the same reasons many of us moved here—good jobs, safe neighborhoods, and unbeatable parks and events,” Mayor Josh Schroeder said in a release. “But all those things may not be as important as the sense of community you feel when families gather on a Saturday afternoon on our courthouse lawn or dance in the street at our annual Red Poppy Festival. People don’t just move here: They fall in love with this town.”

This is the second time in the past seven years that Georgetown has been ranked the fastest-growing city in the U.S. according to the city.

Georgetown was the seventh fastest-growing city in the U.S. on the list released in 2020 and in 2019 by the Census.

Georgetown was the sixth fastest-growing city in the U.S. in 2018, fifth in 2017, first in 2016 and the second in 2015.

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