Texas cities lead the South in population growth

Dated: August 24 2012

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TEXAS - Houston, San Antonio, Austin and Dallas added more residents than any other Southern city between April 2010 and July 2011, the latest span for which official statistics are available.

New estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show six Texas cities dominated the top ten cities in the south in terms raw growth, including Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and El Paso.

Southern Cities by Raw Growth
City Est. Pop.
(July 1, 2011)
Actual Pop.
(April 1, 2010)
Raw Growth % Change
Houston 2,145,146 2,099,430 45,716 2.18%
San Antonio 1,359,758 1,327,606 32,152 2.42%
Austin 820,611 790,390 30,221 3.82%
Dallas 1,223,229 1,197,816 25,413 2.12%
Charlotte, N.C. 751,087 731,424 19,663 2.69%
New Orleans, La. 360,740 343,829 16,911 4.92%
Fort Worth 758,738 742,030 16,708 2.25%
El Paso 665,568 649,152 16,416 2.53%
Raleigh, N.C. 416,468 403,903 12,565 3.11%
Atlanta, Ga. 432,427 420,005 12,422 2.96%

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