Author Archives: U.S. Census Bureau

Trading Spaces: Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?

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Tweet Written by: Alison Fields Most people move at some point in their life. The average American changes his or her residence 11.3 times. We are all in motion. The nation does not stand still. Major transitions in our lives … Continue reading

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Still Moving, But Why?

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Tweet Written By: David Ihrke Between 2013 and 2014, 35.7 million people age 1 and over moved to a different residence in the United States. This represents about one-ninth of the population — about the population of Texas and New … Continue reading

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Understanding Population Density

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Tweet Written by: Darryl Cohen While the United States population density is about 90 people per square mile, most people live in cities, which have a much higher density. Even among cities, density values can vary considerably from one city … Continue reading

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New Population Projections Account for Differences in Fertility of Native- and Foreign-Born Women

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Tweet By Sandra L. Colby and Jennifer M. Ortman Last December, the U.S. Census Bureau released its latest series of national population projections, providing perspective on the future composition of the nation’s population. A new report released today explores these … Continue reading

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Percentage of Children living in Owner-Occupied Homes Still Down From Prerecession Levels

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Tweet By Emily Schondelmyer, demographer The Census Bureau released its annual “Families and Living Arrangements” table package today, finding that about 20 percent of the nation’s children are receiving food stamps. The economic well-being of households with children declined during … Continue reading

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