Originally Posted by rdavis4559
Without going into the whole Houston v. Dallas thing, I do think it is unfair that most statistics about Dallas actually include Fort Worth as well. They are far enough apart, and I'm sure that if you just included the Dallas metro area without including Fort Worth, Houston's growth would be equal to or higher than that of Dallas.
Actually, in 1980, the Houston MSA was bigger than the two of them put together. That was back in the days of the last oil price shock. Things seem to have come back around again.
That said, DFW's a big, sprawling metro. The two cities have more or less merged.