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AUSTIN RANKS 9TH NATIONALLY FOR NEW RESIDENTS AT 160 PER DAY FROM JULY 2015 TO JULY 2016

The latest Census population estimate reports that 58,301 new residents moved to the Austin metro from July 2015 to July 2016, or roughly 160 new residents a day. Williamson County added 57 new residents per day and Travis County increased by 67 per day, according to the data.


The Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area was the nation’s ninth-fastest growing metro last year and the most-populated location among the 15 fastest-growing metros, according to 2015-16 data released today from the U.S. Census Bureau.


The Austin metro grew from 1.99 million in 2015 to 2.06 million in 2016, an increase of 58,301 people, or a 2.92-percent increase. Of the top 10, Austin is the only area with a population greater than 1 million.
Source: Community Impact JJ Velasquez| 3/23/17

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