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Population in Collin and Denton counties “Triples” since 1991.

Posted by    |    July 18th, 2011 at 10:38 am

Texas Boom CountiesIn July of 1991, summertime was in full effect and I was gearing up for my first days of the 7th grade. I lived in Plano and anything North of Legacy Road was considered “country.”

Fast forward to today.

I am 32, married with a son and still live in Plano. Now the street I consider as the outermost boundary of civilization North would be Highway 380. From Legacy Road to highway 380 is roughly 10 miles! Ten miles in 20 years of homes, gas stations, shopping centers, new schools and restaurants is amazing!

But it doesn’t stop there.

Projections by the Texas Data Center more than double the 2010 populations of Collin and Denton by 2040, growth that only four other counties in the state are expected to rival. (more…)