U.S. Census Bureau
Despite a nationwide decline of new homes sales, North Texas is once again serving as an exception to the trend.
The growing numbers of people has given way to a competitive housing market where buyers usually get outbid and end up having to go over budget to buy their ideal homes.
Eight of 15 cities with the fastest growth in the United States are in Texas, according to the latest data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
More people are driving to Dallas County for work than any other county in the state, according to the US Census Bureau.
Americans are more likely than ever to reach age 90, redefining in a way what it means to be old. People who are 90 or older have nearly tripled in number since 1980, to 1.9 million.
The number of poor people in the U.S. is millions higher than previously known, with 1 in 6 Americans — many of them 65 and older — struggling in poverty due to rising medical care and other costs.
A surge of Hispanic residents and other population gains have Texas poised to add more congressional clout than any other state, but a partisan fight now looms over exactly where the new seats should go.
A heavy influx of new residents, many of whom are Hispanics, has Texas poised to gain more congressional seats than any other state.