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Posted on: May 31, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Census says population estimate tops 40K

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FBTX ~ Indicative of the growth seen in recent years, the population of Farmers Branch is now estimated above 40,000 for the first time, according to new numbers released by the U.S. Census.

   With a population estimated at 40,209, Farmers Branch was the second fastest growing city in North Texas, by percentage, with growth of 8.2 percent from the previous year, according to analysis of the report by D Magazine. Prosper showed the most growth at 9.9 percent.

   “This report only underscores the boom that Farmers Branch is experiencing,” said Mayor Robert Dye. “Business expansion and diversity of housing offerings, coupled with transportation options and a central location make Farmers Branch a great place to be and more people are discovering that every day.”

   By comparison, the listings show Dallas grew by about 2,000 residents while Fort Worth jumped by 20,000. Frisco and McKinney continue to be among the fastest-growing cities in the nation.

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