Texas is leading the nation in many areas of growth statistics, according to data released by the U.S Census Bureau. Data from July 2013 to July 2014 listed the top 50 counties in the country based on numerical gains in growth. Texas had 11 of those 50 counties, and the major counties of Harris (Houston), Dallas, Tarrant (Dallas) and Bexar (San Antonio) made the top 10. The article cites the varied job opportunities and booming economies in Texas’ major markets as being the main drivers.
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