Category Archives: Population

Moving in the USA: Domestic Migration Before and After the Recession

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Tweet Written by: Ben Bolender, Population Estimates Branch Peter Borsella, Net International Migration Branch Luke Rogers, Population Estimates Branch Sam Garrow, Population Estimates Branch Have you ever moved? If so, was it to a new state? Was it to a … Continue reading

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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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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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Are Today’s Young Adults Better Off Than Their Parents? Yes and No

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Tweet By Jonathan Vespa Compared with prior generations, young people today, those 18 to 34 years old, are more educated and, in some parts of the country, earn more. However, they are also less likely to be employed and more … Continue reading

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