Texas is bigger: Lone Star State's metros lead decade growth

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Texas is bigger: Lone Star State's metros lead decade growth

FILE - This Sept. 22, 2005 file photo shows Houston, Texas. Three metro areas in the Lone Star State had some of the biggest population gains over the past decade, according to figures released Thursday, March 26, 2020, by the U.S. Census Bureau. Dallas increased by 1.2 million people, the most of any U.S. metro area, followed by Houston, which added another 1.1 million residents over the decade. Austin grew by more than a half million residents from 2010 to 2019, the eighth biggest numeric growth among U.S. metros, according to the bureau's population estimates.(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
FILE - This March 19, 2020 file photo shows an envelope containing a 2020 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident, in Glenside, Pa. Three metro areas in in Texas had some of the biggest population gains over the past decade, according to figures released Thursday, March 26 by the U.S. Census Bureau. Dallas increased by 1.2 million people, the most of any U.S. metro area, followed by Houston, which added another 1.1 million residents over the decade. Austin grew by more than a half million residents from 2010 to 2019, the eighth biggest numeric growth among U.S. metros, according to the bureau's population estimates. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 19, 1997 file photo, the Texas Capitol sits at the head of Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas. Three metro areas in the Lone Star State had some of the biggest population gains over the past decade, according to figures released Thursday, March 26, 2020, by the U.S. Census Bureau. Dallas increased by 1.2 million people, the most of any U.S. metro area, followed by Houston, which added another 1.1 million residents over the decade.  Austin grew by more than a half million residents from 2010 to 2019, the eighth biggest numeric growth among U.S. metros, according to the bureau's population estimates. (AP Photo/George Bridges, File)

Texas is bigger: Lone Star State's metros lead decade growth

FILE - This Sept. 22, 2005 file photo shows Houston, Texas. Three metro areas in the Lone Star State had some of the biggest population gains over the past decade, according to figures released Thursday, March 26, 2020, by the U.S. Census Bureau. Dallas increased by 1.2 million people, the most of any U.S. metro area, followed by Houston, which added another 1.1 million residents over the decade. Austin grew by more than a half million residents from 2010 to 2019, the eighth biggest numeric growth among U.S. metros, according to the bureau's population estimates.(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
FILE - This March 19, 2020 file photo shows an envelope containing a 2020 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident, in Glenside, Pa. Three metro areas in in Texas had some of the biggest population gains over the past decade, according to figures released Thursday, March 26 by the U.S. Census Bureau. Dallas increased by 1.2 million people, the most of any U.S. metro area, followed by Houston, which added another 1.1 million residents over the decade. Austin grew by more than a half million residents from 2010 to 2019, the eighth biggest numeric growth among U.S. metros, according to the bureau's population estimates. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 19, 1997 file photo, the Texas Capitol sits at the head of Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas. Three metro areas in the Lone Star State had some of the biggest population gains over the past decade, according to figures released Thursday, March 26, 2020, by the U.S. Census Bureau. Dallas increased by 1.2 million people, the most of any U.S. metro area, followed by Houston, which added another 1.1 million residents over the decade.  Austin grew by more than a half million residents from 2010 to 2019, the eighth biggest numeric growth among U.S. metros, according to the bureau's population estimates. (AP Photo/George Bridges, File)
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