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According to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey on commuting to work, one subregion in the Bay Area can claim accolades for having achieved the largest drop in solo-commuting from 2006, scoring the third lowest drive-alone rate in 2013.
Aug 17, 2015   The Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert
The U.S. Census has released data from 2013 that offer planners the most up-to-date data available about where Americans work and how they commute.
Aug 14, 2015   U.S. Census Bureau
The country as a whole is getting older—though some counties are aging faster than others.
Jul 14, 2015   Pew Research Center
The American Planning Association is keeping tabs on a bill making its way through Congress that would cut funding for the U.S. Census Bureau.
Jun 7, 2015   APA Policy News
Newly released population data provides entre for a discussion about the nature of cities.
May 22, 2015   FiveThirtyEight
The U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 population estimates shows persistent trends of growth in the Sun Belt along with a few other noteworthy data points.
May 21, 2015   U.S. Census Bureau
The explosive growth of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area in recent years has mostly gone toward rental housing, and now the area has one of the lowest homeownership rates in the country.
Feb 23, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
The most recent Census Bureau Housing Vacancy Survey showed a long-awaited boom in household growth—to the tune of 1.6 million households in year-over-year growth.
Feb 21, 2015   Harvard Center for Joint Housing Studies
A new data set released this week by the U.S. Census is helpful for determining patterns of migration during the recession-troubled years of 2008-2012.
Sep 7, 2014   Trulia Trends Blog
Joel Kotkin explores the small cities that are growing the fastest in the United States, and what factors lead to this growth.
Sep 4, 2014   Forbes
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