Census

Rates of growth in America's largest cities increased dramatically in 2010 but have leveled off. Suburbs are growing at nearly identical rates to center cities.
May 31, 2015   Brookings: The Avenue
'Doubling up', when multiple families live under one roof to save money, is nothing new - it increases when economic times are difficult, especially with extended families. However, the Census reports that adults aged 35+ now exceed younger groups.
Oct 4, 2010   NPR
William Frey of Brookings Institution analyzes census data from 2008-2009 in a WSJ economics blog that unmistakably shows a reduction of growth within suburban parts of metro areas while the cities in metro areas have increased in population.
Jun 26, 2010   The Wall Street Journal
The Census is being collected and urban officials are waiting to see how this decade;s count will affect how federal funding is distributed. <em>Next American City</em> talks with the Brookings Institution's Andrew Reamer about what's at stake.
May 20, 2010   Next American City
The Census is going to be wrong, according to this column from <em>The Washington Post</em>. Statistical adjustments help get undercounts closer to reality, but many opponents prevent their use.
May 5, 2010   The Washington Post
<em>GOOD</em> points us to a new project that harnesses the power of citizens to create a census of trees in San Francisco.
May 2, 2010   Good
Many New Yorkers who haven't returned their census forms fear that doing so could cost them their apartments.
Apr 22, 2010   City Limits
While a new analysis of census data revealed the importance of immigrants to regions and refuted commonly held beliefs, it revealed a clear preference for high-skilled immigrants which in turn is influencing federal legislation.
Apr 17, 2010   The New York Times - U.S.
As residents across the county fill out and return the Census, Richard Florida and colleagues try to nail down what type of people are most likely to participate.
Apr 9, 2010   The Atlantic
2.5 million workers are set to scour the country in the most complex demographic collection effort to date, reports the Times of India.
Apr 3, 2010   The Times Of India
Illegal immigrants in Arizona are wary about the Census, and are planning to avoid enumerators. But other illegal immigrants without the right to vote see the count as their only option for having a positive impact on their communities.
Mar 31, 2010   NPR