The often-cited statistic is that Texas is growing by 1,000 people per day, give or take.
The population spike in the last 10 years is courtesy of the technology and oil & gas industries, plus the concerted effort of state leaders to attract businesses and their workers into the state.
“It’s got a small little downtown area, old Highway 20 runs through it,” he says. “They’ve got a small grid-like area that they call ‘Old Manor,’ but that’s not exactly where a lot of the population growth is happening.”
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