Step aside, Indianapolis and Jacksonville. Austin is moving on up.
With the fifth-largest population increase among all U.S. cities for the year ending
July 1, 2012, Austin leapfrogged past Indianapolis and Jacksonville, Fla., to
become the nation’s 11th-most populous city, according to population estimates
released Thursday by the Census Bureau. Between 2011 and 2012, Austin’s
population increased by 25,395, or an average of about 70 people a day.