It's hard to avoid tales about the country's urban boom; then the U.S. Census goes and releases data that totally backs it up.
May 23, 2014 Governing
Austin has experienced spectacular rates of growth in recent decades, growing by more than 20 percent between 2000 and 2010. Among quickly growing cities, however, Austin was the only that also saw a decline in African-American population.
May 21, 2014 KUT
A growing population and drought across the West is leading some experts to call for changes in the way governments and utilities charge for water. The difference between the way Tucson and Phoenix, for instance charge for water, is striking.
May 5, 2014 Cronkite News
After a decade of incredible growth, a tightening job market has finally slowed the domestic migration into Washington D.C.
Apr 14, 2014 Washington Post
An article on the Metro Trends Blog finds that data do not support the common narrative that young people are moving to cities in huge numbers. Most cities, according to the study, lost more adults aged 20-35 than they gained between 2000 and 2012.
Apr 13, 2014 Metro Trends
Movoto turned U.S. population density maps into an animated gif to show how the population has expanded over time.
Apr 9, 2014 Movoto Blog
New Census data describes the country’s movement toward large metropolitan areas. Following the recent population growth in cities like Houston and New York, nearly one in three Americans reside in the country’s ten most populated cities.
Mar 31, 2014 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Forbes recently released its annual list of America’s Fastest-Growing Cities. The list considers both population and economy.
Feb 27, 2014 Forbes
According to Census data, the city of Seattle's population is growing faster than its King County suburbs—for the first time since 1910.
Feb 26, 2014 Seattle Times
In a recent editorial, Joe Andrade questions the assumptions underlying the Salt Lake City region's approach to population growth.
Feb 25, 2014 The Deseret News