Fast-growing Comal County is on another list.

This time it’s ranked as the No. 1 destination for households leaving the Rural Capital Area, a group of nine counties surrounding Travis County., a website sponsored by Workforce Solutions of the Rural Capital Area, reported the ranking on Wednesday, continuing the streak in which Comal and Guadalupe counties and the city of New Braunfels keep turning up on such lists.

In March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that Comal County and Guadalupe County, the two counties in which New Braunfels lies, were on its list of the fastest-growing large counties in America. Comal County ranked as the seventh-fastest growing, while Guadalupe County ranked 70th.

In May, New Braunfels earned the No. 2 ranking on the Census Bureau’s list of the nation’s fastest growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more.

According to, the Rural Capital Area of Texas — -which consists of Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, and Williamson counties — lost 150 households to Comal County in 2013-’14.

Guadalupe County, having become home to 30 households formerly from that area, ranked fourth on the Rural Capital Area’s list of counties claiming its departing residents.

No. 2 was Milam County in Texas and No. 3 was Wake County in North Carolina, where Raleigh, the state capital, is located.

The Rural Capital Area based its report on migration data from the Internal Revenue Service.

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