AUSTIN -- Austin is growing, and now its reached a new population milestone.
According to a report in the Austin Business Journal, on January 3rd the Austin metro area hit a population of 1.8 million.
And growth is continuing in the rest of the state as well.
The Dallas-Fort Worth area hit 6.7 million. Houston reached 6.2 million. San Antonio is at 2.2 million.
Texas reached a milestone of about 26 million people.