Category Archives: Population

For the Most Part, Few Young Adults Live With Their Parents

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Tweet By Jonathan Vespa, David Ihrke and Ellyn Arevalo Steidl People may think that today’s young adults, often called “millennials” — the so-called “boomerang generation”— are flocking to their parents’ basement instead of moving out on their own. However, a … Continue reading

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The Maps of Migration

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Tweet Written By: David Ihrke and Charlynn Burd Using Census Flows Mapper, you can see how migration in and out of your county compares with other counties around the country. Today’s release of statistics from the 2008-2012 American Community Survey … Continue reading

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Older Workers Are Staying Longer in the Workforce

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Tweet Written By:  Loraine A. West Participation in the labor force has been rising for older adults for the past decade or longer. By 2010, the labor force participation rate for the population age 65 and older reached 22.1 percent … Continue reading

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Oil and Gas Continue to Fuel Population and Housing Growth in North Dakota

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Tweet Written by: Rodger Johnson For much of the last century, population totals declined in some areas of the northern Great Plains as people were drawn to opportunities in other parts of the country. In particular, faster growing areas in … Continue reading

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Shedding Light on Race Reporting Among Hispanics

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Tweet Written by: Merarys Ríos-Vargas and Fabián Romero Over the last few decades, many Census Bureau studies have examined race reporting among Hispanics on the census questionnaire, but these studies did not specifically look at those who self-reported being of … Continue reading

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