New Census data: See how Denver's population growth compares to other large metros

Article CAIRCO note: 
Colorado seems intent on attaining the population density of Los Angeles
Article publisher: 
Denver Business Journal
Article date: 
20 April 2019
Article category: 
Colorado News
Article Body: 
Denver's metro population grew by 1.53% from 2017 to 2018, with 44,188 new residents, according to new population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The metro's total population for 2018 was 2,932,415. Denver remains the 19th-largest metro in the U.S., just behind Tampa.
The metro with the largest numeric growth was Dallas (131,767 new residents), followed by Phoenix (96,268), Houston (91,689), Atlanta (75,702) and Orlando (60,045).
The metro with the highest percentage growth was Midland, Texas (4.3%), followed by Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (3.8%), St. George, Utah (3.5%), Lakeland, Florida (3.2%), and Odessa, Texas (3.1%).
Greeley, Colorado, made the top 10 metros for growth, coming in at No. 7 with a 3% increase in population....
Growth mongers consistently celebrate never-ending population growth. Will they be satisfied when Colorado's Front Range is as overpopulated as Los Angeles? Probably not. 
What's driving this endless population growth? America's population is being driven to double by mass immigration