September 1, 2009, 1pm PDT
Florida is shrinking, demographically speaking. The state has seen its first year of population loss after a century of continuous growth that made Florida the 4th most populous state at 16 million in 2000. Even the retiree population is declining.
The New York Times - U.S.
August 21, 2009, 11am PDT
Take two seemingly unrelated words: Flint and Gentrification. Now put them together. What you get is an unexpected rebirth in one part of the struggling city -- a neighborhood where home ownership and community investment are actually increasing.
August 19, 2009, 6am PDT
With foreclosures racking up, the state of Florida is entering a dark period. Despite the dire prognosis, the stat'es historic ups and downs hint that Florida may be able to come back.
August 12, 2009, 9am PDT
The population of Florida has decreased by about 50,000 people between April 2008 and April 2009, according to demographers at the University of Florida.
January 12, 2009, 1pm PST
Some trends are indicating that when the 2010 Census goes through Phoenix it's going to show a shrinking population -- a first for the booming desert city.
October 28, 2008, 5am PDT
Russia's economic transformation due to its oil wealth is well-known, but not so the state of its public health which shows an alarming contrasting picture.
September 24, 2008, 10am PDT
For coastal fishing communities in Alaska, tighter rules on fishing mean that there are fewer jobs. This is especially evident for younger populations, who find few reasons to stay in town. Researchers are looking at ways to increase retention.
May 20, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>More people die than are born in Pittsburgh every year -- seriously impacting the city's schools, laborforce and healthcare infrastructure. Other American cities will soon follow, say demographers.</p>
April 18, 2008, 5pm PDT
From public transit to public parks to public space, this past week brought a lot of interesting and innovative ideas in the world of urban planning.