AUSTIN (Austin Business Journal) – Five Texas cities were among the nation’s fastest growing between 2000 and 2009, according to revised U.S. Census Bureau population figures released Friday.
Houston ranked second in growth, adding 284,199 residents during the nine-year period. San Antonio ranked fourth with 213,752, Fort Worth fifth with 184,239, Austin ninth with 118,137 and Dallas 11th with 110,640.
New York City added 383,195 residents, the largest growth of any U.S. city.
The Census Bureau issued revised 2009 estimates for 19,507 cities, incorporated towns and similar communities. These figures are not the results of the 2010 census, which are scheduled for release next year.