Social / Demographics

Portland's over-educated, under-employed population is largely a semi-retired community of young adults, according to some. But with rising housing prices and overall cost of living, it is unclear how Portland will retain these characteristics.
Yesterday   The New York Times Magazine
A study published in Health & Place finds that those seeking good mental health well into their golden years should look to diverse neighborhoods rather than gated communities.
Jul 5, 2014   Pacific Standard
In the most recent analysis to come from a bounty of data releases this week from the U.S. Census, Governing examines the growth of poverty, especially the areas where it concentrates.
Jul 4, 2014   Governing
Christopher Ingraham breaks down recent data from the U.S. Census that shows which counties are getting younger and which are getting older.
Jul 4, 2014   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Boom times in Nashville have some in the Music City worried that as musicians and other artists struggle with the cost of living, the city will lose its identity as a cultural and creative capital.
Jul 2, 2014   Save Country Music
Jed Kolko analyzes 2013 population estimates by age group for counties—the U.S. Census released the data late last week.
Jul 1, 2014   Trulia Trends Blog
Although the recession disrupted household creation by Millennials, a new study from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies suggests the generation will soon start to create households in large, influential numbers.
Jun 30, 2014   The Washington Post
A few high profile galleries and cafes have recently chosen to set up shop in the working class neighborhood of Portland in Louisville, and local investors have plans for more change in the working class neighborhood.
Jun 29, 2014   WFPL News
The visualization has something for everyone: a colorful visualization of population trends for the data geeks, a vintage look and feel for the hipsters, and the competitive aspect of comparing cities to each other for everyone else.
Jun 27, 2014   CityLab
My 16 year old daughter is in China for three weeks, traveling with 14 classmates on a language and cultural exchange. Opinion
Jun 26, 2014   By Lisa Feldstein
Urbanization may turn conventional thinking about vaccinations on its head, at least in India.
Jun 17, 2014   The Times Of India