Census data: Georgetown added more than 30K residents in last decade

Census data shows Georgetown added more than 30,000 residents over the last decade. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Census data shows Georgetown added more than 30,000 residents over the last decade. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Census data shows Georgetown added more than 30,000 residents over the last decade. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Between 2010 and 2019, Georgetown added 31,592 new residents, according to a U.S. Census Bureau data release May 21.

The city went from 48,012 residents in 2010 to 79,604 in 2019, growing by 65.8%, data shows.

Williamson County was also ranked 26th fastest-growing county in U.S. over the 10 years, but from 2018-19 it jumped to the 18th fastest-growing county in the country in year-over-year data.


In 2010, Williamson County had 162,723 housing units. That number jumped 42,886 to 205,609 in 2019, data shows. That is a 26.36% increase, it said.

Meanwhile, the process to gather responses for the 2020 census continues. As of May 15, two months after the first mailer went to every mailbox, 67.6% of Georgetown homes and 63.4% of Williamson County homes have completed the survey, data shows. In addition, 56.84% of Central Texas homes have completed the survey, it said.