Cedar Park grew by 4.5 percent in 2016, according to U.S. Census population estimates released today, ranking the city’s growth 12th nationally.
With an estimated population of 68,918, Cedar Park was the fifth fastest-growing city in Texas behind Conroe (No. 1), Frisco (No. 2), McKinney (No. 3) and Georgetown (No. 5). Round Rock (No. 18) and Pflugerville (No. 23) also made the top 25.
This is the first year in the past half-decade that a Central Texas city has not topped the list of fastest-growing U.S. cities. Prior to Georgetown’s top ranking in 2016, San Marcos was the country’s fastest-growing city for three years in a row.
Cedar Park has finished within the top 25 every year since 2012. Here is how Cedar Park’s population has grown during that time: