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Moving … County-to-County

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Tweet Written by: William Koerber and Melanie Rapino Over the course of a year, how many Americans move to a new county? About 6 percent of the population age 1 and older, according to American Community Survey data gathered from … 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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Forgoing Alchemy, Tarot Cards, and Crystal Balls: Demographers Use Empirical Data to See How the Future Will Unfold

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Tweet How Does the Census Bureau Measure the Future Population? Written by: Jennifer M. Ortman Have you ever wondered how the Census Bureau projects the future population of the United States? We start with a few basic questions: How many … Continue reading

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America: A Nation on the Move

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Tweet Written by:  Alison Fields and Robert Kominski Have you moved in the last five years? Earlier today, the Census Bureau released a collection of data on rates of migration, or “geographic mobility.” Between 2011 and 2012, 12 percent of … Continue reading

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A Nation Still on the Move But Less Transient Than Before

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Tweet Written by: Alison Fields Although many of us still move over the course of a year, we are now less likely to do so. The percentage of people who changed residences in the last year ─ between 2010 and … Continue reading

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