According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Austin was the second fastest growing metropolitan area between 2007 and 2008.
The population in the greater Austin metro area grew 3.8% to 1.65 million from July 2007 to July 2008. Austin's growth rate was second only to Raleigh, N.C., which experienced a 4.3 percent population increase.
According to the census, large metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million+ were home to 9 of the 10 fastest-growing counties. Texas led the list of the 100 fastest-growing counties with a total of 19. For more real estate information, visit http://www.RomeoM.com.