Census Data

Multiple metrics have been developed to measure which areas are the most friendly to pedestrians. But by looking at Census Data on commuting patterns, one can glean which city's residents are making the most of their "walkable" environs.
Dec 14, 2013   Governing
With many of America's largest metros experiencing robust growth, Michael Sauter, Alexander Hess and Elisabeth Uible of <em>24/7 Wall St.</em> have compiled a list of the fastest growing cities in the country.
Jul 24, 2012   NBC News
Whenever we weed through the records of our personal past -- diaries, letters, drawings, school assignments from our youth -- we face difficult decisions over what to keep and what to discard. Opinion
Jul 12, 2012   By Michael Dudley
Last week's census figures were widely used to point to a swelling of urban populations. Chris Briem says that the jury's still out.
Jul 3, 2012   Nullspace
Carol Morello and Patricia Sullivan explore the recent population spike in Washington, D.C., part of a nationwide trend toward "an urban renaissance."
Jun 30, 2012   Washington Post
Remember that trend toward smaller houses widely predicted and reported, well Lew Sichelman sees the inverse in figures recently reported at the annual convention of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) in Orlando.
Feb 24, 2012   Urban Land
Sam Roberts reports on a new study of census results that found the nation’s cities are more racially integrated than at any time since 1910.
Jan 31, 2012   The New York Times
A new report from Stanford University looks at the changes in incomes and neighborhoods.
Nov 18, 2011   The New York Times
With 79.7 percent of its residents with a bachelor's degree or higher, Palo Alto, home to tech giants Facebook and Hewlett-Packard, is the most educated city in California, reports Joanna Lin for California Watch.
Nov 16, 2011   California Watch
In comparing data collected during the 2010 Census, walkable neighborhoods are shown to have greater vacancy rates than the cities they're in.
Jun 21, 2011   Plannovation
Recent figures from the 2010 U.S. Census highlighted the fact that many cities remain racially segregated. This commentary argues that this situation is unlikely to change.
Apr 12, 2011   New American Media