In 2015, 5,100 households (tax returns) moved from one county to another county within the Rural Capital Area. The three counties that received the most households were Williamson County (603 new households), Hays County (598) and Bastrop County (372). The three counties that lost the most households were Williamson County (656), Hays County (604) and Bastrop County (367).
Generally speaking, the in- and out-flows balance out for most counties. But, some counties gain more than they lose. In terms of net migration (households relocating in minus those relocating out), Lee County gained the most new households (50), followed by Burnet County (22) and Caldwell County (8). Williamson County lost a net of 53 households to other counties in the Rural Capital Area.
In addition to Williamson County, Fayette, Hays, Llano and Blanco counties lost more households than they gained. The rest of the counties saw positive net migration from within the Rural Capital Area.