Population Change in America's Biggest Metros

This post crunches the numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau to track population growth in America's largest metropolitan areas between 2000 and 2010.

The Las Vegas-Paradise, NV and Raleigh-Cary, NC metro areas saw the largest changes in population, at more than 40% each.

Only 3 of the top 36 metro areas lost population between 2000 and 2010.

Full Story: Metro/County Census Results So Far (Plus a Brief Look at Jobs)

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