The Changing Face of Texas

Texas’ population grew rapidly over the past ten years from an already large base. That’s why the state will be adding four congressional districts. So its fascinating to learn from the Census Bureau that even amidst 20 percent population growth, huge swathes of the state are actually losing people:

The result is a state becoming radically less rural as remote areas decline in population while central cities and (especially) suburbs boom at an incredible rate.