Houston Metro Is Number Five

 

The metro/micro area and county population estimates were released — the first since 2010.  According to the 2010 Census, the Bureau estimates Houston metro has offically crossed the 6 million mark to 6.08 million.

 

Harris County has the largest increase from April 2010 to July 2010.

The 10 Counties with the Largest Numeric Increase from April 1, 2010, to July 1, 2011
    Numeric
Increase
1.
Harris, Texas
88,452
2.
Los Angeles, Calif.
70,451
3.
Maricopa, Ariz.
63,127
4.
Miami-Dade, Fla.
58,331
5.
Riverside, Calif.
49,979
6.
Dallas, Texas
47,875
7.
Orange, Calif.
45,513
8.
San Diego, Calif.
44,756
9.
Bexar, Texas
41,376
10.
Tarrant, Texas
40,776

 

Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston grew more in polpulation between 2010 and 2011 than any other metro area.

The 10 Metro Areas with the Largest Numeric Increase from April 1, 2010, to July 1, 2011
    Numeric
Increase
1.
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
154,774
2.
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
139,699
3.
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va.
121,911
4.
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, N.Y.-N.J.-Pa.
118,791
5.
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, Calif.
115,964
6.
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Fla.
105,490
7.
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Ga.
90,345
8.
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, Calif.
80,146
9.
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Ariz.
70,349
10.
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
67,230

 

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