First Quarter Update Available
Regional Growth Forecast
is updated by H-GAC on a quarterly basis for the 8-county region; the Forecast for the first quarter of 2015 is available now.
In addition to incorporating updated information on planned residential units and non-residential developments, the 2015Q1 regional growth forecast release includes new regional population estimates. These changes resulted in a 0.5 million increase in regional household population by 2040 as compared to 2014Q4 estimate.
The 13-county H-GAC region is expected to be home for 10 million people by 2040. The current release, predicts more population growth in the northeast Harris County, southeast Montgomery and southwest Liberty County as compared to the previous releases. This result accounts for major developments in and around Lake Houston Area such as Generation Park, Tavola, Valley Ranch, The Groves, Woodson's Reserve, and The Bridges of Lake Houston.