Austin: Hays County third-fastest growing in U.S.Austin: Hays County third-fastest growing in U.S.https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=105812015-09-22T05:00:00Z2015-09-22T12:00:00Z

​​​AUSTIN - 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.​

Hays County added 8,999 residents, according to the data. Its population grew from 176,026 in 2013 to 185,025 in 2014, a growth rate of 5.11 percent.

Texas grew by 1.92 percent in 2014, adding 508,765 residents and growing from a population of 26,448,193 in 2013 to 26,956,958.​

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