For planners searching for hard to find historic census data in a GIS-ready format, the National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) may be the one-stop shop you've been looking for.
Oct 11, 2012 APA
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. Blog Post
Jul 12, 2012 By
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