Social / Demographics

New analysis of U.S. Census data dating back to 1880 reveals more about the breadth and depth of patterns of racial segregation.
4 days ago   Vox
A Supreme Court hearings less than two weeks away could destroy fair housing as we know it.
Jan 14, 2015   Rooflines
The atlantalarry blog shares news of a study in the Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence journal that used gelocalized tweets to map out nightlife areas in Madrid, London, and Manhattan.
Jan 12, 2015   atlantalarry
In an effort to build healthy, active public realms, many cities should considering some of the laws currently on the books that amount to shouting "get off my lawn."
Jan 12, 2015   GOOD Magazine
The Oklahoma Gazette takes an in-depth look at the city's efforts to attract and retain millennials.
Jan 11, 2015   Oklahoma Gazette
Seven years after the housing bust began, millions of Americans are still suffering. And suffering is the operative word—because both foreclosures and economic inequality impact people’s health.
Jan 9, 2015   Rooflines
Same story, different year, though more data provided on which groups are leaving the Golden State: predominantly workers earning less than $50,000 a year. Conversely, those migrating to California from other states had higher incomes and education.
Jan 7, 2015   Los Angeles Times
The city of London has completed a long and remarkable comeback to the population level set as its standard back in 1939.
Jan 7, 2015   Citymetric
What's new for placemaking advocacy in 2015? In short, being an effective communicator is in. Being self-concerned and oblivious is out.
Jan 6, 2015   PlaceShakers
Eliot Brown, commercial real estate reporter for The Wall Street Journal, writes on urban trends largely influenced by firms seeking to attract the brightest young workers with decidedly urban preferences. Mid-size and large cities are prospering.
Jan 5, 2015   The Wall Street Journal
William H. Frey, Brookings Institution demographer, writes on the latest Census Bureau demographic data. California and Texas remain number one and two respectively. New York had 19.7 million residents on July 1, 2014, Florida 19.9 million people.
Jan 4, 2015   Brookings