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Census 2020 and the Changing Texas Population

Published on September 23, 2021 (Vol. 38, No. 06)

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Census 2020 and the Changing Texas Population

The US Census Bureau has released some data from the 2020 Census. An overview of some of the trends the data reveals is in this issue of The Perryman Report & Texas Letter.

The High Plains Region

The metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) of Amarillo and Lubbock along with 41 counties make up the High Plains Region. The area is home to approximately 879,300 people and represents 3.01% of Texas' total population.

Economic Development News

Cities and towns throughout the Lone Star State continue to attract new economic development projects. For more details on these recent announcements, check out this section.

Focus On: Wage & Salary Employment

A breakdown of wage and salary employment by MSA provides a quick look at the forecast for 2020 to 2045. See page 7 to get a snapshot of the anticipated growth for the state as well as for a MSA near you.