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February 23rd, 2011
The List: Central Texas city census comparison

The release last week of 2010 census data has regional tongues wagging. San Marcos’s population came in at 44,894, much lower than the census bureau’s own projections. New Braunfels grew 58 percent to 57,740. A comparison of Central Texas cities:

City 2010 population 2000 population % change 2010 housing units 2000 housing units
San Marcos 44,894 34,733 29.25% 18,179 13,340
Austin 790,390 656,562 20.38% 354,241 276,842
Bryan 76,201 65,660 16.05% 30,582 25,703
Buda 7,295 2,404 203.45% 2,630 910
College Station 93,857 67,890 38.25% 37,226 26,054
Dripping Springs 1,788 1,548 15.50% 723 584
Georgetown 47,400 28,339 67.26% 20,037 10,902
Kyle 28,016 5,314 427.21% 9,226 1,560
Lockhart 12,698 11,615 9.32% 4,527 3,871
Luling 5,411 5,080 6.52% 2,115 1,950
New Braunfels 57,740 36,494 58.22% 23,381 14,896
San Antonio 1,327,407 1,144,646 15.97% 524,246 433,122
Seguin 25,175 22,011 14.37% 9,714 8,164
Wimberley* 2,626 N/A N/A 1,482 N/A
Woodcreek 1,457 1,274 14.36% 783 638
*Wimberley was not incorporated when the census was taken in 2000. Some figures show a 2000 population of 3,797 for the Wimberley area. If accurate, the city’s population declined 30.8 percent.
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