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Auburn among fastest-growing US cities

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - A new estimate shows Auburn is among the fastest growing in the country.

The estimate released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau shows Auburn was among the top 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of at least 50,000 people. reports ( ) the city had an estimated population growth rate of 3.71% during the 1-year period starting July 1, 2011.

Eight Texas cities made the ranking of 15 with San Marcos, located between San Antonio and Austin, topping the list with a 4.91% increase.

Analysts caution against drawing too many conclusions from a year-to-year population estimates.

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