- We focus on evaluating population growth by:
- Natural Increase (how many more births there were than deaths)
- Positive net migration (how many more people moved in than moved out)
- The metro Atlanta region had the largest percentage in population growth in the 1950s, growing around 38 percent between 1950 and 1960.
- In terms of raw numbers, the region added the most residents in the 1990s, an increase of 900,000 people.
The U.S. Census Bureau surveys U.S. residents on their place of birth to compare with the place they currently live. This provides an idea of geographic mobility and migration. The native population includes everyone who was born in the U.S. or was born outside of the U.S. but had at least one parent who was
How did the population of metro Atlanta cities change from 2010-2015? Newly released U.S. Census Bureau Population Estimates show that the City of Atlanta had the largest increase at 43,622 (a 10.4% increase) and, as expected, also had the largest 2015 population at 463,878. The population in cities can change in three different