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DFW, Houston Areas See Biggest Population Booms

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Here are the population estimates for the 25 metropolitan areas with the
largest increase from July 1, 2008, to July 1, 2009. Total population and the change are given.

1. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
6,447,615 (+146,530)

2. Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
5,867,489 (+140,784)

3. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
12,874,797 (+106,402)

4. New York-Northern New Jersey
19,069,796 (+101,295)

5. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, Va.
5,476,241 (+98,305)

6. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
5,475,213 (+89,627)

7. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale
4,364,094 (+76,771)

8. Chicago-Naperville-Joliet
9,580,567 (+64,931)

9. San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
4,317,853 (+57,617)

10. Denver-Aurora
2,552,195 (+51,811)

11. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
3,407,848 (+51,211)

12. Austin-Round Rock, Texas
1,705,075 (+50,975)

13. Riverside-San Bernardino, Calif.
4,143,113 (+50,282)

14. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
5,547,051 (+45,299)

15. Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Mass.
4,588,680 (+43,975)

16. San Antonio, TX
2,072,128 (+41,437)

17. Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, N.C./S.C.
1,745,524 (+39,055)

18. Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton
2,241,841 (+38,096)

19. Raleigh-Cary, N.C.
1,125,827 (+35,419)

20. San Diego-Carlsbad
3,053,793 (+34,519)

21. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minn.
3,269,814 (+32,202)

22. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif.
1,839,700 (+29,054)

23. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
5,968,252 (+27,756)

24. Sacramento--Arden-Arcade, Calif.
2,127,355 (+26,217)

25. Nashville-Davidson-Franklin, Tenn.
1,582,264 (+25,896)


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