How many people move to Austin area each day? Here’s the new number for 2016 – Austin Business Journal

In 2016, the Austin area added 159 people per day on average. That’s the net gain. After taking into account 40,273 migrants, 27,375 births and 10,304 deaths, plus some statistical adjustments, the regional population climbed by 58,301 to an estimated 2,056,405, according to new county and metro-area population estimates released Wednesday night by the U.S.