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St. Paul vs. Austin

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I recently caught a program on TV about how Austin, Texas, is dealing with considerable growth. This raised my curiosity about how St. Paul and Austin compared since 1940.

In 1940 St. Paul had a population of 287,736. In 2010 St. Paul’s population was 285,000, a decrease of 2,000. That includes an influx of 20,000 Asians after the Vietnam War.

Austin’s population in 1940 was 87,930. In 2010 its population was 790,390, an approximate nine fold increase.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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