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MIDLAND - It comes as no surprise. West Texas is topping the charts when it comes to population growth.
The Census Bureau has released some numbers showing Midland comes in as the fastest growing metro area in the country.
Odessa wasn't too far behind, ranking fifth on the board.
Midland County was also near the top of another chart.
The Census Bureau lists Midland as the 10th fastest growing county in the nation showing a nearly five percent increase from July 2011 to July 2012.