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.
By Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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