We’re #6!

WE’RE #6!….Exciting news! Among cities with a population over 100,000, Irvine is the sixth fastest growing city in the country. I guess that helps explain the continuing buoyancy of housing prices here.

And how is your city doing? Complete details from the census bureau are here.

Rank

Place

July 1, 2002

April 1, 2000

Numerical Change

Percentage
Change

1

Gilbert, Ariz.

135,005

109,920

25,085

22.8

2

North Las Vegas, Nev.

135,902

115,488

20,414

17.7

3

Henderson, Nev.

206,153

175,750

30,403

17.3

4

Chandler, Ariz.

202,016

176,652

25,364

14.4

5

Peoria, Ariz.

123,239

108,685

14,554

13.4

6

Irvine, Calif.

162,122

143,072

19,050

13.3

7

Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

143,711

127,743

15,968

12.5

8

Chula Vista, Calif.

193,919

173,566

20,353

11.7

9

Fontana, Calif.

143,607

128,938

14,669

11.4

10

Joliet, Ill.

118,423

106,334

12,089

11.4