The US Census Bureau released a report today on the “Fastest-Growing Metro Areas” between 2007 and 2008 based on July 1 2008 population estimates. The Charlotte metro are which includes Fort Mill, Tega Cay, Lake Wylie, Rock Hill, all of York County SC saw its population climb 3.4 percent last year. Fort Mill SC which is in York County SC is approximately 7 miles south of Charlotte
The Charlotte Metro area had the second highest number of population growth in the top 10 fastest-growing areas with a estimated July 1, 2008 population number increase of 55,368 and is the largest city in the top ten at 1,701,799.
Here is a snap shot of The US Census Bureau’s top ten “Fastest-Growing Metro Area” list:
To see the top 100 list in a pdf file click here. cb09-45table1
To see the entire map at the top of this post click here st-numchg-map2008
North Carolina had 11 cities among the top 100 fastest-growing cities. South Carolina had 6 cities among the top 100 fastest growing cities and 7 if you include the Charlotte metro.
The Charoltte Metro area ranked number 6th for 2006-2007 click to see last years post: fort-mill-sc-rank-6-out-of-ten-fastest-growing-metros
South Carolina cities other than York County cities in SC on the top 100 fastest growing metro areas list are:
- Ranked 12 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC
- Ranked 35 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC
- Ranked 47 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC
- Ranked 48 Spartanburg, SC
- Ranked 65 Columbia, SC
- Ranked 81 Anderson, SC
It is not surprising that our area, especially the Fort Mill SC area, is very popular and still growing. Mild climate, affordable cost of living, low crime, good schools, a recreation lake, new housing communities make our area attractive to many from the north and south. New attractive housing communities like Baxter Village, Lake Shore Tega Cay, Lake Ridge Tega Cay, Springfield, with parks, golf courses, walking trails adds to the appeal of our fine area.
If you would like to learn more about the Fort Mill/York County area please visit one of my many informative websites or contact me.
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Carmen S Miller
Century 21® First Choice
206 Rockmont Dr | Fort Mill, SC 29708