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A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau offers a new approach to understanding the impact of disasters on local housing markets.
U.S. Census Bureau
3 days ago
The renaissance predicted for urban areas in the United States started strong during the 2010s but slowed in the years leading up to a potentially generation defining pandemic.
Brookings
May 22, 2020, 7am PDT
Weekly releases of key data sets illustrate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on U.S. citizens as a U.S. Census Bureau effort to enable data-driven decision-making in recovery planning.
U.S. Census Bureau
April 24, 2020, 8am PDT
Three new projects will help provide a better sense of the economic and societal effects of the pandemic.
U.S. Census Bureau
April 15, 2020, 11am PDT
Citing complications from the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau is seeking a 120-day delay in concluding the Census process, with potential consequences lasting into 2021.
Associated Press via ABC 7 News
Feature
March 19, 2020, 5am PDT
Delayed operations and recommendations for how college students should report their living conditions are key to the Census response to COVID-19 so far. The Census is still expected to wrap up by the end of July 2020.
James Brasuell
Feature
March 11, 2020, 9am PDT
Census 2020 faced funding challenges, leadership changes, and unprecedented politics on its way to a big launch this week. Now the coronavirus is sending people into social isolation, making the process of an accurate count very difficult.
James Brasuell
February 25, 2020, 8am PST
Most Americans are aware that the 2020 Census is underway, but many still lack information about key details of the big, national headcount.
Pew Research Center
February 6, 2020, 8am PST
Black homeownership climbed in 2019, but still lags far behind homeownership rates for the entire country.
Urban Institute
January 5, 2020, 11am PST
The 12-month period ending July 1, 2019, saw the lowest population growth rate, 0.5 percent, since 1918, reported the U.S. Census Bureau on Monday. Natural increase (births minus deaths) was the lowest in decades. Ten states saw population declines.
U.S. Census Bureau
December 31, 2019, 9am PST
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.
Associated Press via NBC Montana
November 30, 2019, 7am PST
Californians fleeing the nation's highest housing prices were key to Nevada's growth according to newly released Census data. The Las Vegas Review-Journal's reporter, editorial board, and readers all had something to say about the newcomers.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
November 26, 2019, 1pm PST
Staying in place is more and more the norm, even among historically mobile young people.
Brookings
August 3, 2019, 9am PDT
Fear and misconception make the Census count more difficult in some parts of the country—like the state of Georgia.
WABE
July 12, 2019, 11am PDT
A tool released last year helps users test the significance of comparisons between American Community Survey estimates.
United States Census Bureau
June 27, 2019, 10am PDT
Those hoping for resolution of a major controversy impacting the 2020 Census, and all of the governance and policy decisions that depend on it, will have to wait.
The New York Times
Blog post
May 23, 2019, 2pm PDT

The U.S. Census released new population and housing units estimates for cities today. Phoenix added more residents between July 2017 and July 2018 than any city in the country.

James Brasuell
May 16, 2019, 1pm PDT
The 2019 American Community Survey includes a notable changes, including a few relevant to planners.
PRB
April 18, 2019, 11am PDT
No, they aren't the Mueller report, but the Census Bureau's annual population estimates for counties are always a big deal.
U.S. Census Bureau
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.
Nextgov