Writing for <em>Next American City</em>, Yonah Freemark reviews recently released Census data to find increasing income levels in inner cities, and a growing spatial divide between poorer populations.
Dec 20, 2010 Next American City
Last week, China deployed six million workers for a 10-day effort to count the country's population. A surge in citizens relocating from rural to urban areas makes the task difficult, reports the Economist.
Nov 12, 2010 The Economist
More first-time, energy-conscious, urban home buyers with smaller households have contributed to a noticeable reduction in home size as shown in 2008-2009 housing Census data. Concurrently, lower-priced home sales outpaced more expensive homes.
Jun 28, 2010 The Philadelphia Inquirer Via Austin American Statesman
Dipping into Colorado's census information reveals 7,000 new farms in the state, in addition to other surprising statistics.
Dec 23, 2009 The Denver Post
An audit of the past census found that 373,567 Texans were not counted, for an estimated loss of $2,913 per person-or $1 billion in federal funds from 2002 to 2012.
Jun 11, 2009 The Houston Chronicle
The U.S. Census Bureau is putting marketing messages in soaps and fortune cookies in foreign languages in an attempt to improve the number of participants.
Jun 3, 2009 USA Today
As a bargaining chip to encourage federal immigration reform, a religious group is calling on undocumented migrant workers to boycott the upcoming U.S. Census. Officials say such a boycott could hurt many cities.
Apr 17, 2009 USA Today
A recent census shows a "reverse white flight" trend in New York City: not only has the Hispanic population steadied, but the population of whites has steadily increased for the first time in nearly half a century.
Sep 24, 2008 The New York Times
<p>Sixteen percent of all American moving between July 2006 and July 2007 headed to Texas according to Census data released March 27. Four Texas regions were among the top ten destinations, mostly in the South and West.</p>
Mar 29, 2008 Associated Press via San Francisco Chronicle
<p>The nation's housing downturn has spread to the fastest growing counties in the sunbelt, where most saw reduced domestic migration in the year ending July 1, 2007, while more rural counties experienced population losses.</p>
Mar 21, 2008 USA Today