Forbes ranked the top 100 major metropolitan areas in the United States based on six different factors. It assessed estimated population growth from 2012 to 2013, job-growth rate, rate of gross metro product growth, 2012 federal unemployment data and median annual salaries. From these factors they narrowed down the list to the top ten fastest-growing U.S cities.

Two of the cities that made the list are Daniels Moving and Storage, Inc office locations: Phoenix and the number one fastest growing city Raleigh, NC.

No. 1: Raleigh, NC, Metropolitan Statistical Area

2012 population: 1,188,564 Growth since 2000: 47.8% Growth since 2011: 2.2% Rank in 2011-2012: No. 3

No. 2: Austin, TX MSA

2012 population: 1,834,303 Growth since 2000: 44.9% Growth since 2011: 3.0% Rank in 2011-2012: No. 1

No. 3: Las Vegas, NV

2012 population: 2,000,759 Growth since 2000: 43.6% Growth since 2011: 1.7% Rank in 2011-2012: No. 11

No. 4: Orlando, FL

2012 population: 2,223,674 Growth since 2000: 34.2% Growth since 2011: 2.2% Rank in 2011-2012: No. 2

No. 5: Charlotte, NC-SC

2012 population: 2,296,569 Growth since 2000: 32.8% Growth since 2011: 1.7% Rank in 2011-2012: No. 9

No. 6: Riverside-San Bernardino, CA

2012 population: 4,350,096 Growth since 2000: 32.7% Growth since 2011: 1.1% Rank in 2011-2012: No. 23

No. 7: Phoenix, AZ

2012 population: 4.329,534 Growth since 2000: 32.1% Growth since 2011: 1.8% Rank in 2011-2012: No. 7

No. 8: Houston, TX

2012 population: 6,177,035 Growth since 2000: 31.0% Growth since 2011: 2.1% Rank in 2011-2012: No. 4

No. 9: San Antonio, TX

2012 population: 2,234,003 Growth since 2000: 29.9% Growth since 2011: 1.9% Rank in 2011-2012: No. 6

No. 10: Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

2012 population: 6,700,991 Growth since 2000: 27.9% Growth since 2011: 2.0% Rank in 2011-2012: No. 5

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