Houston Moving Trends

Dan Mantena
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If you are moving to Houston, you are not alone.

The second biggest metro in Texas grew an astonishing 38.3 percent from 4.7 million people in 2000 to 6.5 million people in 2014, which makes it the second fastest growing metro in the country.

Even more astonishing is how fast Houston’s growth is accelerating. The metro area added more than 156,000 people in 2014. That is 33,000 more than the total number of people the metro added from 2000-2010 combined.

We wanted to take a closer look at what is driving all of this growth and where all of these people are coming from. Take a look at our results below:

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on April 11, 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

Dan Mantena

Dan Mantena is a Electric Market Operations Engineer at ERCOT which is based near Austin, Texas. Outside of work he enjoys storytelling with data on various topics such as global humanitarian goals, electric generation industry trends, water markets, metro population movements and more.
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