Texas is constantly growing, and there seems to be more people here every day. According to a recent report from a major moving company, the Lone Star State is home to some of the top cities in the nation for relocation.

Between last January and March 2022, PODS Moving & Storage compared the number of its customers who relocated to a city or region versus those leaving the area to determine moving trends. Although Central Texas is very popular, a city in the northern area of the state was near the top of the list when it comes to the most transplants.

City in Texas With Most New Residents

Texas only had one city in the top 10, according to the report from PODS Moving & StorageAustin is in the top 20. On the list of cities with the most people moving in, the state capital comes in at number 16.

Houston and San Antonio both ranked higher, at the 12th and 13th spots respectively. Dallas-Fort Worth claimed the top spot in Texas, and second nationwide. (To give you an idea of how much area the DFW Metroplex covers, it is larger than the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined).

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The number one spot in the nation for move-ins is Sarasota, Florida, which is up from 5th place on PODS' list from 2021.

Largest Counties in Texas

Harris County remains the largest county in Texas, accounting for over 16% of the population across the state.

However, according to US News & World Report, the Texas county with the largest percentage of growth in the nation is Kaufman County in northeastern Texas. This area increased by 20,000 residents from 2020 to 2021.

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Latest Census Results

The 2020 United States Census determined that Texas added almost 4 million people in the last ten years. Of the state's 254 counties, 111 saw a population increase, while 143 had a population decline.

The Top 10 Worst Places to Live in Texas

While it's always a good idea to know about areas with the lowest crime rates and best recreational opportunities when you are looking for a place to live, it’s also important to know which places to avoid. Even if you move to a neighborhood with a low crime rate, you could also be close to less safe communities.

Here are the top 10 worst places to live in Texas according to moneyinc.com.

The Most Dangerous City in Texas for 2022 May Surprise You

According to FBI statistics, Texas had 438 violent crimes and 2,562 property crimes per 100,000 residents as of this year. For every 100,000 residents, there are 224 police officers statewide.

Crime rates are expressed as the number of incidents per 100,000 people.

Texas in Top 10 Best States to Work from Home in America

How many people do you know that work from home? Since the pandemic, the number of employers with remote jobs has risen steadily.

WalletHub used 12 factors to compare 50 states and the District of Columbia, including the percentage of people working from home, internet cost, cybersecurity, plus size and population concentration of homes in the state.

Let's take a look at the states that are the best for remote work, and where Texas sits on the list nationwide.

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