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Regional population tops 7.2 million

Posted May 10, 2017

Population in North Central Texas topped 7.2 million in 2016, according to North Central Texas Council of Government (NCTCOG) estimates.

Twenty-five cities in the region grew by more than 5 percent, according to the estimates, with 120,000 new residents throughout the region. Dallas had the highest absolute growth, adding more than 12,000 people, while Fort Worth added 9,000, followed by McKinney with 8,200.

Collin, Denton, Dallas and Tarrant counties each added more than 20,000 residents last year, accounting for 85 percent of the regional growth.

According to NCTCOG estimates, Fort Worth’s population on Jan. 1, 2017, was 815,430 – lower than the latest estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau of 833,319, which the city uses for planning purposes. The Census Bureau is set to release new population estimates this summer.

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City Plan Commission - Work Session : noon May 24, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
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City Plan Commission - Public Hearing: 1:30 p.m. May 24, 2017; City Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
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Park and Recreation Advisory Board - Work Session: 3 p.m. May 24, 2017; Deborah Beggs Moncrief Garden Center, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard.
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Park and Recreation Advisory Board - Meeting: 4 p.m. May 24, 2017; Deborah Beggs Moncrief Garden Center, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard.
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Fort Worth Transportation Authority - Notice of Public Meeting and Public Hearing: 5:30 p.m. May 24, 2017; lntermodal Transportation Center (ITC), 1001 Jones Street.
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Urban Design Commission - Public Hearing: 11 a.m. May 25, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
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