U.S. Census

In the most recent analysis to come from a bounty of data releases this week from the U.S. Census, Governing examines the growth of poverty, especially the areas where it concentrates.
Jul 4, 2014   Governing
Christopher Ingraham breaks down recent data from the U.S. Census that shows which counties are getting younger and which are getting older.
Jul 4, 2014   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Many communities around the country have welcomed breweries for their economic development and placemaking potential. Recent data from the U.S. Economic Census shows just how much the beer industry is growing.
Jul 4, 2014   U.S. Census Bureau
In this opinion piece, Brookings demographer William H. Frey looks at three years of census data and discusses whether urban growth will stay through the decade or whether the U.S. will return to its traditional, post-War suburban growth patterns.
Jun 2, 2014   Brookings
Urban growth is slowing and suburban and beyond growth is increasing according to this Wall Street Journal article. But wait—didn’t we just post an article from Governing that concluded just the opposite from the same Census data released May 22?
May 26, 2014   The Wall Street Journal
It's hard to avoid tales about the country's urban boom; then the U.S. Census goes and releases data that totally backs it up.
May 23, 2014   Governing
New residential construction data released by the U.S. Census reveals that the construction of traditional, single-family detached housing will retain its diminished role in the American economy for the time being.
May 20, 2014   New York Times - The Upshot
Movoto turned U.S. population density maps into an animated gif to show how the population has expanded over time.
Apr 9, 2014   Movoto Blog
Comparing the demographic changes of Cleveland and Chicago, the results might surprise you: “Cleveland (Cuyahoga County) is experiencing brain gain. Chicago (Cook County) has brain drain.”
Mar 15, 2014   Pacific Standard
Remember those recent articles in respected national news organizations that reported a million baby boomers had moved to America's 50 largest cities between 2000 and 2010? According to Wendell Cox, they had the story backwards.
Sep 14, 2013   New Geography
Americans are less mobile than they were decades ago and it's unclear why. Possible explanations include the recession, habits based on family make-up, as well as telecommuting and job trends, but none of these proposed reasons can be easily proven.
Dec 19, 2012   The Atlantic Cities