Collin County Population Explosion

Collin County Population Explosion

Collin County is projected to be the second fastest growing Texas county by 2050. Demographers project it will grow by 386 percent over the next 35 years, with the addition of more than 3 million residents growing its population from 782,341 to 3.8 million.

It is really obvious to anyone that watches or tracks real estate in Collin County. Homes are selling at a dizzying pace with no slowdown in site. Builders no longer show signs of caution in beginning showcase homes or new neighborhoods. It seems everyone wants to live in one of our extremely popular suburban cities.

The cause of this is a simple combination of factors. Collin County offers great weather, low housing prices, and many great job opportunities. Many residents long for the older, calmer Collin County and have begun to migrate North. They are heading to Celina, Gunter and evan farther out to avoid the hustle and bustle of city life. Well love it or hate it, there is no denying that Collin County is in a population boom.

Texas' 10 fastest growing counties by 2050

  1. Hays County - 2010 population - 157,107 | 2050 population - 824,070
  2. Collin County - 2010 population - 782,341 | 2050 population - 3,801,840
  3. Fort Bend County - 2010 population - 585,375 | 2050 population - 2,738,553
  4. Williamson County - 2010 population - 422,679 |2050 population - 1,976,958
  5. Denton County - 2010 population - 662,614 | 2050 population - 3,031,597
  6. Montgomery County - 2010 population - 455,746 | 2050 population - 2,061,972
  7. Rockwall County - 2010 population - 78,337 | 2050 population - 333,656
  8. Kaufman County - 2010 population - 103,350 | 2050 population - 438,487
  9. Parker County - 2010 population - 116,927 | 2050 population - 453,381
  10. Bastrop County - 2010 population - 74,171 | 2050 population - 272,723

* For more information Michael Theis with The Dallas Business Journal wrote a great indepth article on this.

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