MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - ranks Myrtle Beach No. 1 on its list of the top 13 U.S. metro areas that are "growing like a weed."

Editors of the lawn care website cited the area's nearly 11 percent growth in population from 2010 to 2014.

"The Myrtle Beach area is more than just a world-class vacation destination. It is also a region where both new and established businesses can find all the tools they will need to be successful," said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. "Additionally, retirees wanting a great community in which to spend their golden years will find the Grand Strand offers a low cost of living, quality health care options and numerous social opportunities for maintaining an active lifestyle."

Below are the top 13 U.S. metro areas that are "growing like a weed," according to
• Myrtle Beach, S.C.
• Provo, Utah
• Naples, Fla.
• Fort Myers, Fla.
• Des Moines, Iowa
• Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C.
• Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla.
• Savannah, Ga.
• Charleston, S.C.
• Boise, Idaho
• Fayetteville, Ark.
• Colorado Springs, Col.
• McAllen, Texas

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