10 metros poised for tremendous growth by 2040 — and 10 that aren’t

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Over the next 25 years, the populations of 10 U.S. metropolitan areas are expected to skyrocket. Milwaukee is not one of them.

The projections by the “American City Business Journals” are based off raw data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

ACBJ says it expects the number of major markets, defined as metro areas with one million people or more, will grow from 53 in 2015 to 68 in 2040.

Milwaukee is project to grow just 1.8% in that time.

Meanwhile, Austin, Texas tops the list with an expected growth of 98.5% over the next quarter century.

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