LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A new in-depth analysis into the municipal growth of cities across the country lists Fort Myers and Lehigh Acres among 2016's fastest-growing cities.
The analysis, conducted by personal-finance website WalletHub, ranked Lehigh Acres as the #3 fastest-growing city in the country, with Fort Myers coming in at #14.
In order to identify the U.S. cities that grew the most rapidly between 2009 and 2015, WalletHub’s analysts compared 515 U.S. cities across 14 key metrics, ranging from “population growth rate” to “college-educated population growth” to “unemployment rate decrease.”
In addition, they produced separate rankings for large, midsize and small cities.
Frisco, Texas claimed the top spot in the report.