Population Growth

New demographic data released Dec. 11 by the state Department of Finance shows the state grew by 335,000 people to 38.5 million, nearly one percent, despite a declining birth rate. While the most in six years, the growth rate has slowed overall.
4 days ago   San Francisco Chronicle
A new report from the <em>Brookings Institution</em> tracks where populations are aging in America, and which parts are experiencing booms in young populations.
Jul 1, 2011   Brookings Institute
The Latin American population is on the rise in many parts of the country. Oregon is seeing its own shifts in population, and this piece takes a look at whats driving the changes.
Jun 2, 2011   Oregon Public Broadcasting
This interactive map from the <em>BBC</em> tracks growth and urbanization in global cities from 1955 up through 2015.
May 19, 2011   BBC
Projections of water shortages and predicted changes in the climate mean bad news for water users in the American West.
May 18, 2011   Miller-McCune
Suburban population growth in the U.S. is still on the rise, but new trends show that those suburbs closest to urban cores and those farthest away are driving the growth.
May 2, 2011   USA Today
Would you believe its Olive Branch, Mississippi? Since 1990, the Memphis suburb has grown an astonishing 838 percent.
Apr 29, 2011   The Commercial Appeal
This interactive visualization presents population data and projections for the world's 590 most populated, showing how their populations compare to one another over time.
Apr 25, 2011   Visualizing
The National Journal has created a large, zoomable map of the world showing the footprint of humanity on the Earth.
Apr 18, 2011   National Journal
Stray chickens have overrun many parts of New Orleans since it was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Apr 14, 2011   The New Orleans Times-Picayune
States are rowing in population, but not necessarily in terms of their economies. This post from <em>The Atlantic</em> explores why this presumed relationship isn't actually occurring.
Apr 5, 2011   The Atlantic