Census: Austin area added 165 people a day in 2014 – Austin Business Journal


Hays County south of Austin was the third-fastest growing county, by percentage, in the U.S. in 2014, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

The Austin area grew from 1,883,051 residents in 2013 to 1,943,299 residents in 2014, adding 60,248 residents for a growth rate of 3.2 percent. That equates to an average of 165 new Austin-area residents a day, including babies born here.

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