Statements about Population
More "25- to 34-year-olds are moving to Austin than any other city in America."
Austin is "a city that has basically doubled in size every 25 years or so since it was founded."
"We have more women living in poverty in this state than almost anywhere else."
"Texas is experiencing the fastest population growth in the country," adding "more than 1,000 people a day."
Federal law requires residents to participate in the U.S. government’s American Community Survey.
"Nearly 20% of our residents" are born abroad.
There "are 500 registered Republicans moving" to Texas "every day."
"Our recent state budgets have far exceeded population and inflation growth."
Says nearly 1 million people are "coming to town" in the next 20 years.
In 2008, "only 54 percent of Latinos in Texas were registered to vote and only 35 percent actually turned out."
Says that 9 million to 50 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States.
Says Texas will be "majority Hispanic in six years."
"Texas’ population is projected to double in the next 50 years or so, but our basic amount of water will remain about where it is now."
Says "if current trends continue, by 2040, one out of three Texas workers will not have a high school diploma."
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