Round Rock among fastest-growing big cities in the nation, new census data shows

Round Rock's population has increased by 33.5% since the 2010 census count. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Round Rock's population has increased by 33.5% since the 2010 census count. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Round Rock's population has increased by 33.5% since the 2010 census count. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Round Rock is among the fastest-growing cities in the nation with a population over 50,000, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released late May 20.

Round Rock is the 13th-fastest-growing city of its size, increasing its population to 133,372 in 2019. This represents a 33.5% increase from the 2010 census count of 99,887.



Several Texas towns made the fastest-growing big cities list. Frisco topped the charts nationwide, increasing its population to 200,490 in 2019 and growing by 71.1% over the decade.

Two other Central Texas cities joined Round Rock. New Braunfels ranked third with a rate of 56.4%, and Cedar Park was seventh at 44.2%.



The process to gather responses for the 2020 U.S. Census continues. As of May 15, 56.84% of Central Texas homes have completed the survey.


Jack Flagler contributed to this report.
By Taylor Jackson Buchanan
Taylor Buchanan joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 after completing a master of journalism degree from the University of Texas. She worked as the senior reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition and is now the editor for the company's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition.


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