New Braunfels' was once again ranked as one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. Data released May 21 by the U.S. Census Bureau has New Braunfels as the third fastest growing city in the country between April 1, 2010, and July 1, 2019.
The population grew to 90,209 within that time period—or an increase of 32,469 residents, which represents a 56.4% jump.
New Braunfels was narrowly pushed out of second place by Buckeye, Arizona, which grew by 56.6%.
All together, Texas had five cities ranked in the top 10 for growth nationwide in that time period. Frisco was ranked first with McKinney in fourth, Cedar Park at seventh, Conroe in ninth.
From July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019, New Braunfels was ranked ninth in the country in terms of growth when it grew by 6.8%.
Large economic and development projects such as Veramendi, SouthStar's GLO development and Continental Automotive's incoming factory will continue to push the city's growth.
On June 25, the Census Bureau will release estimates of the July 1, 2019, population by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin.