Numerous metropolitan statistical areas, micropolitan statistical areas and counties that were among the fastest-growing last year were located in, or at least near, the Great Plains and West Texas, according to U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released today.
Population: 16,117 1-year growth*: 4.6% Oil companies have been drilling successfully for crude in the Andrews area for more than 80 years. However, rising oil prices have caused a recent spike in production. And, with advances in drilling techniques, oilmen have also been able to tap reserves in West Texas’s Permian Basin that they couldn’t […]
Andrews is listed at a 2010 Population of 14,786 and a 2007 Population of 13,140. Giving it a Growth of 12.5%. View Article on Forbes Here.