Trae Posted March 19, 2009 Share Posted March 19, 2009 (edited) Texas counties and metropolitan areas continued to attract strong population growth last year as the state added jobs while most of the country was shedding them, the Census Bureau reported today. The Houston metropolitan area added more than 130,000 residents between July 1, 2007 and July 1, 2008, the second-highest number in the country after Dallas-Fort Worth, the bureau said. Among counties, Harris County added more than 72,000 people, trailing only Maricopa County, Ariz., in growth in sheer numbers. In percentage terms, the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area posted 3.8 percent growth, the nation Edited March 19, 2009 by Trae Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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