Urban Fold

Demographic Data

A decade ago many of Virginia's rural counties were among the fastest growing in the country, but in most of Virginia's counties deaths now outnumber births, and county populations are consequently growing more slowly or declining.
Jul 17, 2015   University of Virginia Center for Public Service
Esri offers a new product called Tapestry Segmentation, which overlays geography with U.S. Census and marketing data.
Oct 10, 2014   The Wall Street Journal
Historically, data sources for urban planning have remained relatively stable. Planners relied on a collection of well-known government-produced datasets to do their work, including statistics and geographic layers from federal, state and local sources. Produced by regulatory processes or occasional surveys, the strengths and limitations of these sources are well known to planners and many citizens. However all this is beginning to change. Not only has the U.S. Blog Post
Sep 1, 2011   By Robert Goodspeed
Four months, thousands of pages and $60 worth of printing later, my first semester of planning school is over. Really? That's it? Blog Post
Dec 21, 2008   By Jeffrey Barg