KETR Local
9:36 am
Wed February 23, 2011

Census: Hunt County gains over 9,500 residents


Greenville – The latest U.S. Census figures for Hunt County indicate more residents are living outside the city limits now compared to a decade ago.

In 2010, Hunt County's total population was listed at 86,129 people, representing an increase of over 9,500 people from 2000. But even with the increase, some cities experienced a decline in population.

Neylandville, however, who had only 56 residents ten years ago, nearly doubled to 96. Commerce added 409 residents during the decade, for a total of 8,078 people as of 2010. The City of Greenville added fewer than 1,600 people.

Campbell experienced a loss of nearly 100 residents over the past ten years, while Wolfe City shrank by more than 150.