Mapping the Growth of the U.S. Hispanic Population
Almost every county in the country has more Hispanics than in 2010, according to recent Census data now searchable by interactive map.
Census Data: U.S. Household Growth Slower Than Ever in the 2010s
A growing number of signs show major shifts in U.S. population growth—most emerged before the pandemic.
Census Workers Start Going Door to Door
The Census has been pushed back by several months, and there's still time to prevent a Census worker coming to your door if you haven't filled out the response form.
Census 2020 Ready for Launch
In parts of Alaska, it's easier to start the Census count in January, when the ground is frozen. They'll get a head start in January.
For 2020 Census, Cities Face Hurdles Finding People to Count
In many cities, people are living in places that are hard to locate. But accurate census counts are crucial to ensuring cities get their fair share of political power and funding.
When Analyzing Suburbs, Definitions Matter
The definitions of suburban chosen by researchers tend to fall into three categories—and each has a significant impact and the results of academic inquiry.
Video: The Densest Place in the United States
Visit the notoriously dense suburb of Friendship Village, Maryland.
Breaking News: Court Blocks Citizenship Question on 2020 Census
A federal judge's decision accuses U.S. Commerce Secretary of playing politics with the U.S. Census.
Census Bureau Serves Both Sides of the Housing Debate
The Census Bureau wants to be a friend to YIMBYs and NIMBYs alike.
More Bad News From the U.S. Census: Economic Census Delayed Six Months
A budget shortfall for Census 2020 has already claimed one victim: the timely delivery of the five-year Economic Census.
NAACP Lawsuit Targets the Trump Administration Over 2020 Census Preparation
The NAACP does not believe the Trump Administration intends to make an honest count of the country's minority populations when it comes time to perform the 2020 Census.
New Poverty and Income Data Reveals a Tale of Two Types of Cities
While the country overall made progress, larger cities are making stronger gains against poverty.
More Sources Expressing Alarm at the Budgetary Fate of the 2020 Census
The Trump Administration's draft budget blueprint allotted a 10 percent increase in funding for the Census Bureau, but experts say that's not nearly enough funding in context of the decennial census's ten-year cycle.
A First Look at the Proposed 2020 Census
The 2020 Census is fast approaching, and this week the Census Bureau crossed a major item of its to-do list in preparation for the next census by presenting its list proposed questions to Congress.
It's Time to Prepare for Census 2020
An article for Planning magazine readies the planning profession for the largest peacetime activity of the federal government. All indications are that the 2020 Census will include unprecedented changes.
Low Cost Housing Units Disappearing from Philadelphia's Gentrifying Neighborhoods
Researchers from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia find evidence of displacement in Philadelphia's gentrifying neighborhoods.
Study Opens Doors to Better Eviction Data Nationwide
A survey of renters' housing history in Milwaukee could completely change what we know about eviction in the United States.
Commuting in America 2015
Is commuting Deplorable? Can we Make Commuting Great Again? It is sometimes necessary to resort to hyperbole to draw attention to real data.
Planetizen Week in Review: September 17, 2016
This week featured good news on the economy like it was pre-2008.
U.S. Census Has Good News About Income and Poverty
Finally, some very, very good news: The U.S. Census released data that shows broad, big gains in household incomes.
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Mpact: Mobility, Community, Possibility
This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.