Dallas Moving Trends

Dan Mantena
Last Updated on May 23, 2024
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They say everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes population growth.

Dallas grew faster than any other metro area in the country from 2000 to 2014, and at 7 million people it is the largest metro in Texas.

About 25 percent of movers to Dallas during the last 15 years have been from other places in Texas. The next largest group, 17 percent, came from other countries. About 41 percent of international movers relocated to Dallas from Asia.

So what is drawing all these people to the Big D?

We crunched the numbers to find out:

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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