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Rio Grande Valley cities keep growingRio Grande Valley cities keep growinghttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=8272015-06-05T14:06:00Z2015-06-05T07:30:00Z

McALLEN-EDINBURG-MISSION - Rio Grande Valley cities continue to grow and add population, according to the most recent U.S. Census’ annual estimates of resident population for cities above 50,000.

Edinburg was the Rio Grande Valley’s fastest growing city from 2013-2014 according to the census. It added 2,038 people and now sits at an estimated population of 83,014.

Pharr, McAllen and Mission were all closely behind as cities in Hidalgo County grew faster than their neighbors in Cameron.

Pharr was the second-fastest growing large city in the RGV, up 1.7 percent and 1,266 residents to 75,382, while McAllen — the largest city in Hidalgo County by far — grew by 1.0 percent and added 1,684 people to reach 138,596.

City 2013 Pop. 2014 Pop. % Number Tex.
Rank
Edinburg 80,976 83,014 2.5% 2,038 17
Pharr 74,116 75,382 1.7% 1,266 27
McAllen 136,912 138,596 1.0% 1,684 37
Laredo 249,297 252,309 1.2% 3,012 39
Corpus Christi 317,111 320,434 1.0% 3,323 42
Mission 81,599 82,431 1.0% 832 43
Brownsville 181,713 183,046 0.7% 1,333 50
Harlingen 65,898 65,914 0.0% 16 60


Read more about this story at the Valley Business Report.  

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