Three Demographic Trends to Watch in 2014 and Beyond
As the United States continues to emerge from the Great Recession, economic, social and population trends are providing demographers with a window into how the country will grow and change in the years ahead. William H. Frey, a senior fellow with the Brookings' Metropolitan Policy Program, looks at three particular data points that are worth paying attention to over the next year, and beyond:
- Further evidence of the need for a growing diverse population.
- Demographic downsides of the recession continue to linger.
- Big-city growth revival continues.