Atlanta declared third fastest-growing metro area in the nation.

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https://atlanta.curbed.com/2018/3/23/17154866/atlanta-fastest-growing-metro-area-in-us-country

Atlanta declared third fastest-growing metro area in the nation, after Dallas Fort Worth and Houston 

The statistics, published by the U.S. Census Bureau, mean Atlanta saw the third highest population gain of any metro in the country, behind Dallas and Houston respectively—cities with larger overall populations. The numbers put Atlanta’s growth well ahead of Washington, D.C., which has a larger overall population than Atlanta, too. For now.

Between 2016 and 2017, metro Atlanta packed on nearly 90,000 new residents, bringing the total population in the region to an estimated 5,884,736 people.

If it feels like Atlanta is getting more crowded and it is.

#1 Dallas, #2 Houston, #3 Atlanta