ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show that six Florida metro areas were among the nation’s top 20 fastest-growing cities in the United States.

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Below are the 20 fastest growing metro areas, their populations in 2014 and the number of residents the metro areas grew by from July 2013 to July 2014.

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— The Villages, Florida: 114,350; 5,867

— Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and North Carolina: 417,668; 12,879

— Austin-Round Rock, Texas: 1.9 million; 57,496

— Odessa, Texas: 153,904; 4,382

— St. George, Utah: 151,948; 4,229

— Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida: 679,513; 18,177

— Bend-Redmond, Oregon: 170,388; 4,433

— Greeley, Colorado: 277,670; 7,110

— Midland, Texas: 161,290; 4,050

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— Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida: 348,777; 8,671

— Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas: 6.4 million; 156,371

— Fort Collins, Colorado: 324,122; 7,628

— Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, South Carolina: 203,022; 4,743

— Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, Alabama: 200,111; 4,668

— Raleigh, North Carolina: 1.2 million: 27,675

— Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida: 2.3 million; 50,335

— Charleston-North Charleston, South Carolina: 727,689; 15,608

— North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida: 748,708; 16,049

— Panama City, Florida: 194,929; 4,158

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