Census 2010 Offers Portrait of America in Transition | Newgeography.com

The Census Bureau just finished releasing all of the state redistricting file information from the 2010 Census, giving us a now complete portrait of population change for the entire country.  Population growth continued to be heavily concentrated in suburban metropolitan counties while many rural areas, particularly in the Great Plains, continue to shrink…

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2000-2010 Population Growth, MSAs of 1 Million or More

Rank Metropolitan Area 2000 2010 Total Change Pct Change
1 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 1,375,765 1,951,269 575,504 41.8%
2 Raleigh-Cary, NC 797,071 1,130,490 333,419 41.8%
3 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 1,249,763 1,716,289 466,526 37.3%
4 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 1,330,448 1,758,038 427,590 32.1%
5 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,254,821 4,224,851 970,030 29.8%
6 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 1,644,561 2,134,411 489,850 29.8%
7 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 3,251,876 4,192,887 941,011 28.9%
8 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,715,407 5,946,800 1,231,393 26.1%
9 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,711,703 2,142,508 430,805 25.2%
10 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,247,981 5,268,860 1,020,879 24.0%
11 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 5,161,544 6,371,773 1,210,229 23.4%
12 Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 1,311,789 1,589,934 278,145 21.2%
13 Jacksonville, FL 1,122,750 1,345,596 222,846 19.8%
14 Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville, CA 1,796,857 2,149,127 352,270 19.6%
15 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 2,157,756 2,543,482 385,726 17.9%
16 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,796,183 5,582,170 785,987 16.4%
17 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 2,395,997 2,783,243 387,246 16.2%
18 Salt Lake City, UT 968,858 1,124,197 155,339 16.0%
19 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,927,881 2,226,009 298,128 15.5%
20 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 1,525,104 1,756,241 231,137 15.2%
21 Richmond, VA 1,096,957 1,258,251 161,294 14.7%
22 Oklahoma City, OK 1,095,421 1,252,987 157,566 14.4%
23 Columbus, OH 1,612,694 1,836,536 223,842 13.9%
24 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 3,043,878 3,439,809 395,931 13.0%
25 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 5,007,564 5,564,635 557,071 11.1%
26 Kansas City, MO-KS 1,836,038 2,035,334 199,296 10.9%
27 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,968,806 3,279,833 311,027 10.5%
28 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 1,161,975 1,283,566 121,591 10.5%
29 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 2,813,833 3,095,313 281,480 10.0%
30 Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,205,204 1,316,100 110,896 9.2%
31 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 1,052,238 1,128,047 75,809 7.2%
32 Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,552,994 2,710,489 157,495 6.2%
33 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 1,576,370 1,671,683 95,313 6.0%
34 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 2,009,632 2,130,151 120,519 6.0%
35 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 1,735,819 1,836,911 101,092 5.8%
36 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1,148,618 1,212,381 63,763 5.6%
37 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 4,123,740 4,335,391 211,651 5.1%
38 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5,687,147 5,965,343 278,196 4.9%
39 St. Louis, MO-IL 2,698,687 2,812,896 114,209 4.2%
40 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 9,098,316 9,461,105 362,789 4.0%
41 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 12,365,627 12,828,837 463,210 3.7%
42 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1,500,741 1,555,908 55,167 3.7%
43 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 4,391,344 4,552,402 161,058 3.7%
44 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 18,323,002 18,897,109 574,107 3.1%
45 Rochester, NY 1,037,831 1,054,323 16,492 1.6%
46 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 1,582,997 1,600,852 17,855 1.1%
47 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1,170,111 1,135,509 -34,602 -3.0%
48 Pittsburgh, PA 2,431,087 2,356,285 -74,802 -3.1%
49 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 2,148,143 2,077,240 -70,903 -3.3%
50 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 4,452,557 4,296,250 -156,307 -3.5%
51 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 1,316,510 1,167,764 -148,746 -11.3%
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