Look Out: Census Says Everyone's Coming to Dallas (and Fort Worth and Arlington)!
|Click to expand the population change map posted by the U.S. Census Bureau today.|
"Texas stands as the most prominent Sun Belt survivor of the last half of the decade because of its diversified economy, smaller run-ups in housing prices, and fewer foreclosures," said William Frey, a demographer for the Brookings Institute, a liberal think tank.Also, from the CNN report, this noteworthy nugget:
In the past decade the Dallas area has added almost 1.3 million people -- more than any other city. As a result, it stands to receive quite a bit more than the $4 billion in federal funds it earned in 2008. And Election Data Services predicts that Texas will pick up at least three more seats in Congress. (It currently has 32 House seats.)Imagine what would happen if we had an In-N-Out!