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No longer a handful of sleepy subdivisions at the intersection of two freeways, Dublin’s population increased by 7.7 percent this year, making it the Bay Area’s fastest-growing city. Many more will soon call Dublin home, as thousands of new homes, some planned for “smart growth” transit centers, go up in the next decade.
Percentage growth in population since 1998, when Dublin had only 28,707 residents.
Number of students enrolled in the Dublin School District in 2007–2008, a 47 percent increase from 10 years ago.
Number of new construction permits for homes, condos, and apartments issued over the past
Estimated population in 2020, a 35 percent hike.
Percentage of projected increase in water needed by Dublin homes and businesses by 2020.