The estimated January 1, 2023, population for the NCTCOG region is 8,284,892. Last year the region added 161,433 people, over 4,000 more residents than were added in 2021. Fort Worth (18,943) added more population than any other city, almost double compared to the next closest city. Celina (9,787), Frisco (7,602), Arlington (5,861) and Mansfield (5,245) round out the top 5 growth cities. For the second straight year, Collin County added more than 40,000 new residents while Denton County and Tarrant County each added over 30,000 new people. Since 2020, 453,000 new residents now call north Texas home.
Cities with populations of 1,000 or more are listed individually in this report.