Texas has been majority white since at least the mid 1800s, but Hispanics have been expected to overtake the majority for some time. Now, new data shows that happened at some time in 2022.
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"Texas added more population than any other state. We added almost 4 million," Dr. Lloyd Potter, Texas State Demographer, said.
New Census data shows the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area gained over 170,000 residents last year, the biggest population increase for a metro area in the nation
"It helped explain why housing demand was so strong, it helped explain why apartment demand was so strong, why we're selling so many vehicles, why we were creating so many jobs," said Patrick Jankowski, chief economist with the Greater Houston partnership.