Census Data

Eric Scharnhorst, project manager at Gehl Architects, argues for a wide-scale census instrument detailing city life, not just pedestrian counts and fatalities.
Nov 14, 2014   Next City
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
Using data from the 2010 U.S. Census, <em>Salon</em> lists out 10 urban areas where race segregation is most prevalent.
Apr 2, 2011   Salon
Census data shows that Lacrosse, WA (pop. 315) and other small, rural towns are getting smaller. Some blame the Conservation Reserve Program. But Lacrosse and many others aren't going quietly - they're fighting to hang on.
Mar 17, 2011   The Spokesman-Review
About a quarter of the counties in the U.S. are seeing more deaths per year than births, according to census data.
Feb 26, 2011   ABC
Recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show big growth in the Sun Belt of the Southwest. This piece from <em>The New York Times</em> looks into why.
Dec 30, 2010   The New York Times
Poverty is high and rising in rural areas across America. But there are also significant differences in the extent of that poverty, depending on the region.
Dec 28, 2010   The Daily Yonder