Thursday, the U.S. Census Bureau released the list of cities that saw the most growth between Census Day, April 1, 2012, and July 1, 2011, highlighting the growth seen throughout the North Texas region and Texas in general.
Among cities that saw the largest percentage increase in population, eight of the top fifteen are in Texas, and six of those are in North Texas. Plano, McKinney, Frisco, Denton, McAllen and Carrolton ranked fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, thirteenth and fourteenth respectively. Round Rock and Austin were also on the list, ranking second and third, respectively.
Looking at the highest numerical growth, Dallas ranked sixth and Fort Worth was ranked twelfth. Houston, San Antonio, Austin and El Paso were also on the list, which ranked the cities second, third, fourth and thirteenth, respectively.
Dallas currently ranks ninth out of the fifteen most populous cities. Houston, San Antonio and Austin are also ranked fourth, seventh and thirteenth, respectively.
To see the full release from the Census Bureau, click here.