March 24, 2011, 9am PDT
Cities with high populations of black Americans are losing them, according to figures form the U.S. Census Bureau.
December 5, 2010, 1pm PST
After decades of being a nation of rural dwellers, Indians are rapidly moving into cities in search of better jobs, but the housing infrastructure is not keeping pace.
November 17, 2010, 10am PST
On his blog, Aaron Renn has done an analysis of 2008 tax return data from metropolitan areas to show where domestic migration is happening. Some of his findings are a bit surprising.
July 15, 2010, 1pm PDT
The Urbanophile explains that although Lebron James was never going to turn around Cleveland alone, his departure is indicative of the city's reliance "on a never-ending cycle of “next big things” to reverse decline."
April 1, 2010, 5am PDT
A recent survey from UNLV suggests that 40% of the residents of the Las Vegas metropolitan area would prefer to leave the state.
February 26, 2010, 6am PST
The migration of America's low income population is spreading to the suburbs. But the suburbs aren't ready to handle the influx, according to this piece.
February 5, 2010, 8am PST
A survey of Baby Boomers finds an increasing willingness to move after retirement, and the new tipping point for "old age".
January 22, 2010, 5am PST
Haitians are moving back out into the countryside after the Capital city of Port-au-Prince suffered devastation from a series of earthquakes this month. Some argue the move back to the country may be a good thing for Haiti.
January 12, 2010, 9am PST
The latest Census data indicates that Americans are moving less than they used to. <em>The New York Times</em> asks a group of experts in demographics, sociology and urban issues why.
September 25, 2009, 11am PDT
Westward migration in the U.S. seems to be slowing, as jobs dry up overcrowding begins pushing people away.
July 2, 2009, 11am PDT
Cities on the rise are growing faster and cities on the decline are shrinking slower, according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
April 27, 2009, 7am PDT
Fewer Americans moved over the past year than any other year since 1962, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
February 24, 2009, 6am PST
The global economic downturn is hitting China's urban factories. Millions of migrant workers who had left their farms for factory work are now facing the possibility of making an urban-to-rural migration.
February 3, 2009, 7am PST
More than 20 million Chinese who had migrated to cities for work have been forced to return to the rural countryside as urban jobs dry up.
February 1, 2009, 5am PST
Nearly half of Americans want to move to a different part of the country, according to a new survey. Denver and San Diego rated as the most desirable cities to relocate to.
October 28, 2008, 10am PDT
There may be a trend of people moving toward cities globally, but a recent study has shown that when people move within the Canadian province of British Columbia, they move away from urban centers.
March 29, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Sixteen percent of all American moving between July 2006 and July 2007 headed to Texas according to Census data released March 27. Four Texas regions were among the top ten destinations, mostly in the South and West.</p>
Associated Press via San Francisco Chronicle
March 21, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>The nation's housing downturn has spread to the fastest growing counties in the sunbelt, where most saw reduced domestic migration in the year ending July 1, 2007, while more rural counties experienced population losses.</p>