Category Archives: Population

More Education Means Less Chance of Living with Mom and Dad

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Tweet Written by: Ellyn Arevalo Steidl, David Ihrke and Jonathan Vespa Our last blog on young adults looked at trends over the last 40 years of young adults living with their parents. Today we take a closer look at this … Continue reading

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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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Out of Africa: Recent Growth of the African Foreign-Born Population

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Tweet Written By: Christine Gambino, Edward Trevelyan and Elizabeth M. Grieco When someone says the word “immigrant,” many people likely picture Europeans moving through Ellis Island during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Others think of a more recent time … 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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