AUSTIN (Austin Business Journal) – Texas cities have dominated Forbes’ list of fastest growing cities, with one city taking the top spot for the third straight year.

With a 2012 population growth rate of 2.8 percent, Austin is America’s fastest growing city, according to Forbes and data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Houston came in second behind the capital city with a 2 percent growth rate. Dallas took third, with San Antonio trailing at ninth.

Other top U.S. cities on the list include Raleigh, N.C. (4), Salt Lake City (5) and Seattle (6).