Washington, D.C. provides a model for trends found in other cities: people living near transit are trending younger, whiter, and more educated.
Dec 20, 2015 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Gentrification is happening faster than our ability to track it via census data. What is rental data telling us now?
Dec 8, 2015 Shelterforce/Rooflines
In a pattern evident in communities all over the country, U.S. Census data shows more Americans are working from home. Researchers from the Brookings Institution are hoping that planners have noticed the trend.
Sep 29, 2015 Brookings Institution
While the Census Bureau reported impressive findings on the reduction of Americans without health insurance last year, there was nothing impressive in the numbers on income and poverty, notwithstanding an increase in employment.
Sep 19, 2015 The New York Times
If the goal of the Affordable Care Act is to reduce the percentage of Americans without health insurance, new Census data shows it's doing just that. Americans without health insurance fell by three percent last year, or 8.8 million people.
Sep 18, 2015 Slate
When it comes to the Census, the term "alternative transportation" makes perfect sense. Eric Jaffe looks at the 15 metropolitan areas with the lowest auto commuting and describes the most popular alternatives.
Aug 21, 2015 CityLab
Proof from the Census Bureau's latest American Community Survey on commuting by auto shows that millennials, if they live in cities, do indeed drive less. Census researcher Brian McKenzie describes the finding in the bureau's blog, Random Samplings.
Aug 18, 2015 Random Samplings
According to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey on commuting to work, one subregion in the Bay Area can claim accolades for having achieved the largest drop in solo-commuting from 2006, scoring the third lowest drive-alone rate in 2013.
Aug 17, 2015 The Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert
A new Harvard Business School report lays the economic and equity case for fracking—through direct and indirect job creation, America's middle class is reaping substantial wage gains and reduced energy costs. Renewables are also discussed.
Jun 12, 2015 NPR Morning Edition
Although city growth continues to outpace the suburbs, the nation's three largest cities are experiencing a growth slowdown. Sunbelt cities like Austin and Orlando are picking up the slack.
Jun 6, 2015 Brookings