Georgetown’s growth rate was 7.2% from July 1, 2018, through July 1, 2019, resulting in a population estimate of 79,604, the release said.
“We are a safe community, with unparalleled parks, an award-winning library, a low tax rate, and the 'most beautiful town square in Texas,'" Mayor Dale Ross said in the release. "With dedicated partners like Southwestern University, Georgetown ISD, Williamson County, St. David’s Georgetown Hospital, the Chamber and Sun City working to maintain Georgetown’s charm and character, people will keep moving here and building upon what we have.”
Georgetown was the seventh fastest-growing city in the U.S. on the list released last year by the census. In 2018, Georgetown ranked sixth, fifth in 2017, first in 2016 and the second in 2015.
Georgetown’s population was 47,400 in the 2010 census. According to today’s estimate, Georgetown added 32,204 residents with a growth rate of 67.94% from 2010 to 2019.