List of Texas metropolitan areas

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The following is a complete list of 25 metropolitan areas in Texas, as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget. The largest two are ranked among the top 10 metropolitan areas in the U.S.

Some metropolitan areas contain metropolitan divisions. Two metropolitan divisions exist within the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington MSA. The term metropolitan division is used to refer to a county or group of counties within a metropolitan area that has a population core of at least 2.5 million. A metropolitan division often functions as a distinct social, economic, and cultural area within the larger region.

Metropolitan areas

The following table lists population figures for those metropolitan areas, in rank of population. Population figures are as of the 2019 Census estimates. [1]

Texas
rank
U.S.
rank
Metropolitan Area Metropolitan Division Population
1 4 Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington   7,573,136
      Dallas–Plano–Irving 4,942,676
      Fort Worth–Arlington 2,481,580
2 5 Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land   7,066,131
3 25 San Antonio–New Braunfels   2,550,960
4 35 Austin–Round Rock–San Marcos   2,227,083
5 67 McAllen–Edinburg–Mission   868,707
6 68 El Paso   844,124
7 114 Corpus Christi   429,024
8 126 Brownsville–Harlingen   423,163
9 127 Killeen–Temple–Fort Hood   460,303
10 132 Beaumont–Port Arthur   392,563
11 162 Lubbock   322,257
12 184 Laredo   276,652
13 185 Amarillo   265,053
14 188 Waco   273,920
15 192 College Station–Bryan   264,728
16 202 Tyler   232,751
17 198 Longview   286,657
18 240 Abilene   172,060
19 263 Wichita Falls   151,254
20 288 Texarkana   148,761
21 283 Odessa   137,130
22 284 Midland   182,603
23 313 Sherman–Denison   136,212
24 322 Victoria   99,742
25 326 San Angelo   122,027

See also

References

  1. ^ American FactFinder. "Population and Housing Occupancy Status: 2010 - United States -- Metropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico 2010 Census National Summary File of Redistricting Data". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 16 December 2012.[ dead link]