Category Archives: Population

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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How the Census Bureau Measures the Foreign-Born Population and Immigration

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Tweet Written by: Elizabeth M. Grieco Census Bureau statistics can be used to answer many questions about the foreign-born population in the United States. For example: How many foreign-born people are here? Where are they from? Where do they live? … Continue reading

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The Difference International Migration Makes in Projections of the U.S. Population

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Tweet Written by: Jennifer M. Ortman and David M. Armstrong Recent Census Bureau projections highlighted that international migration will likely become the main driver of growth of our nation’s population between 2027 and 2038. This range was created from different … Continue reading

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What a Difference Four Years Make: U.S. Population Projected to Grow at a Slower Pace Over the Next Five Decades

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Tweet The U.S. population is projected to grow at a slower pace over the coming years than was projected four years ago, according to new population projections released today. So, how much is the U.S. population expected to grow over … Continue reading

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