According to the U.S Census Bureau, these are the Texas area cities whose population has been on the incline. In fact, these five cities rank among the top ten fastest growing cities in the United States. The populations figures below are based on the percent change from July 2015 – July 2016.
Located just north of Houston – was the fastest growing city in the nation last year.
Population Increase: 7.8% (This growth rate is 11 times higher than the national average)
Average Home Price: $275,990
Average Rent: $1,500
Located about 25 miles north of Dallas, in Collin County.
Population Increase: 6.2%
Average Home Price: $392,700
Average Rent: $2,150
Part of the Dallas metroplex, and is located about 37 miles north of Dallas.
Population Increase: 5.9%
Average Home Price: $296,500
Average Rent: $1,850
Located in Williamson County and about 30 miles away from Austin.
Population Increase: 5.5%
Average Home Price: $264,200
Average Rent: $1,600
New Braunfels, Texas
Part of Comal County, New Braunfels is a principal city of the San Antonio-New Braunfels metropolitan statistical area.
Population Increase: 4.7%
Average Home Price: $217,900
Average Rent: $1,550
Home Price and Rent Statistics were found at Zillow.com and reflect current prices as of July 2017. Population statistics come courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau.