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Top 12 American Boomtowns

POSTED: 2:06 PM May 15 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM May 16 2013

Take a look at this list of the top 12 fastest growing cities in America, according to Bloomberg Rankings.

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John R. Coughlin/CNNMoney.com

Bloomberg Rankings sorted through U.S. Census data for metropolitan areas to rank those with the greatest population growth, then scored areas on growth in gross domestic product, adjusted for inflation. They combined the two scores and winnowed the list to regions with more than 1 million residents to find the top 12 American boomtowns.

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