April 18, 2019, 11am PDT
No, they aren't the Mueller report, but the Census Bureau's annual population estimates are always a big deal.
February 4, 2019, 6am PST
The Census Bureau expects misinformation campaigns like those leading to the 2016 President Election to sway the results of the 2020 Census.
February 1, 2019, 10am PST
Cities fear federal funding cuts if the citizen question stays on the Census and results in an undercount of Latino populations.
January 8, 2019, 5am PST
The U.S. Census Bureau had been without an approved director since May 2017. The Senate unanimously approved Steven Dillingham to the position with about a year to spare before the 2020 Census begins.
December 28, 2018, 10am PST
The latest demographic data released Friday by the state's demographic unit shows shows an increase of 0.54 percent, one of the lowest on record, as birth rates drop, death rates increase, and more people leave the state than arrive from others.
California Department of Finance
December 25, 2018, 7am PST
William H. Frey reveals the most important takeaways from the recent population data released by the U.S. Census, and recommends the country focus on caring for an aging population and leveraging immigration for economic growth.
June 12, 2018, 8am PDT
The Census Bureau wants to be a friend to YIMBYs and NIMBYs alike.
United States Census Bureau
February 6, 2018, 7am PST
Why some experts are very concerned that Census 2020 will fail the democracy that depends on it.
December 26, 2017, 2pm PST
The 0.77 percent growth rate comes mostly from increased births, reports the California Department of Finance. The Census Bureau estimated the population increase at 20 percent less for the same time period: July 1, 2016 to July 1, 2017.
December 21, 2017, 9am PST
The U.S. Census has released new state-level population data for the past year.
December 7, 2017, 12pm PST
New American Community Survey Data reveals the cities where renters are paying the most.
October 14, 2017, 1pm PDT
A budget shortfall for Census 2020 has already claimed one victim: the timely delivery of the five-year Economic Census.
September 6, 2017, 7am PDT
Evidence that the Trump's Administration's ongoing "dismantling of the administrative state" is having an effect at the Census Bureau—with potentially disastrous consequences for governments of all shapes and sizes.
June 7, 2017, 5am PDT
Building permit data provides a barometer of the development market, which is a reflection of development processes and planning regimes. The arc of the country's housing construction trends bends toward Texas.
June 3, 2017, 11am PDT
Wisconsin provides a case study in the varied methods for defining rural, and why that matters. "Rural is not simple to define, perhaps because the real question is rural for what purpose?"
May 30, 2017, 12pm PDT
In 2015, the U.S. Census made some changes to its methodology for estimating city populations. The city of Ralston, a suburb of Omaha, provides a case study for the effect of the changes.
May 10, 2017, 10am PDT
John H. Thompson resigned on Tuesday from his position as director of the U.S. Census Bureau. Thompson served as director of the Census Bureau since 2013.
April 5, 2017, 5am PDT
New data from the U.S. Census and Empire Center shows that for the first time in a decade, the Empire State lost population. Furthermore, last year only two upstate counties had more residents arrive from other states than leave.
March 29, 2017, 5am PDT
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.
March 28, 2017, 11am PDT
Not only are suburbs growing, many of the larger, older cities that had reversed decades of population decline, are now losing population, again. The biggest losers: counties with the greatest population densities.