Tag: population growth

Nearly 500,000 People ‘Gone to Texas,’ Says U.S. Census Bureau

The expression “Gone to Texas,” an 1800’s colloquialism popularized to mean pulling up stakes for a fresh start in life, lived up to its reputation when the U.S. Census Bureau released its latest population estimates. Nearly half a million people relocated in the Lone Star State in just one year, more than in any other state in the nation.