William Frey

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First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

City growth outpaces that of suburbs: new data

Kaid Benfield, Special Counsel for Urban Solutions, Washington, DC   New data confirm that central cities continue to grow faster than their suburbs.  This still relatively new trend reverses a century of just the opposite, when city dwellers fled ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

What America’s internal migration tells us about the death of the mall, and the brand

Over the past century, there has been a shift in the American population, away from rural areas and into the cities and suburbs.According to analysis of US census data by Piper Jaffray, people in rural areas accounted for just 16% of the population in ... [Published Quartz - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Washington's Population Growth Slows

The Washington region is in the midst of a striking slowdown inits growth rate as it draws far fewer residents from elsewhere inthe country than in previous years.The region had a net influx of about 4,500 people from around theUnited States between July ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Region's Growth Rate Hits Pause

Much of increase driven by birthsSlump in new residents linked to U.S. budget cutsThe Washington region is in the midst of a striking slowdown inits growth rate as it draws far fewer residents from elsewhere inthe country than in previous years.The region ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Washington’s population growth in midst of slowdown

The Washington region is in the midst of a striking slowdown in its growth rate as it draws far fewer residents from elsewhere in the country than in previous years.The region had a net influx of about 4,500 people from around the United States between ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Austin Is the New Brooklyn

When Jeni Putalavage-Ross started dating the man who’s now her husband, they were forever schlepping between her one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan’s Lower East Side and his fifth-floor walk-up on the Upper West Side. "Every date had to be an overnighter," ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Maine Voices: Less is more when it comes to development in Portland

The city would be better off directing investment in public transit and broadband than simply accommodating developers’ ideas.PORTLAND — My wife and I moved to Portland recently from the Washington, D.C., area, where I worked for 25 years as an economist ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Metro Areas Dominate National Population Growth

“New  Census data released Thursday  further suggests that within the last year (from July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2013), virtually all of the country's population growth took place in metropolitan areas, with a significant chunk of it even further clustered ... [Published Planetizen - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

D.C. region continues population growth; year-long increase fifth among metro areas

The Washington region ranked fifth among metropolitan areas across the country for population growth for a year-long period, according to newly released numbers from the Census Bureau.The area grew by 87,265 people, a number exceeded only by Houston (137,692), ... [Published Washington Post - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Census says Detroit region is showing signs of population growth

Population in the six counties that make up the Detroit Metropolitan Statistical Area increased by 0.05% from 2012 to 2013, with Oakland and Macomb counties seeing the fastest growth, new data released Thursday from the U.S. Census Bureau show.Oakland ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Metropolitan areas are now fueling virtually all of America’s population growth

Nearly one in seven Americans lives in the metropolitan areas of the country's three largest cities: New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. That's a startling stat that's hard to appreciate even after pondering maps of U.S. population density like this one: ... [Published Ezra Klein - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Growth goes to central cities

BALTIMORE - When the City Sports running store opened here in 2006, then-manager Cami Walker found himself "begging people to come in." The store was one of the first in the new Harbor East neighborhood near the popular Inner Harbor tourist zone."They'd ... [Published Palladium Item - Mar 27 2014]

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...Compare that with New York, which lost 362,359 residents, and Chicago, which saw an exodus of 172,378. "when the economy gets going a little more full steam and these young people can afford to get a mortgage and buy a house, those flows will even be stronger" says William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution in Washington...
"when the economy is slow, people will go where there are jobs" Frey said
"That's not going to last forever," said William Frey, a demographer at The Brookings Institution. "sooner or later, demography is not on the side of those places staying isolated."
..."After decades and decades of out-migration of relatively young people," Frey says of non-metro America, "what you have is a population that’s much older."

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City growth outpaces that of suburbs: new data [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - 9 hours ago]
People, investment continue to flow to core cit... [Published Huffington Post - 9 hours ago]
What America’s internal migration tells us abou... [Published Quartz - Apr 15 2014]
Region's Growth Rate Hits Pause [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 13 2014]
Washington's Population Growth Slows [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 13 2014]
Washington’s population growth in midst of slow... [Published Washington Post - Apr 12 2014]
Austin Is the New Brooklyn [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 11 2014]
Bright Flight From Silicon Valley [Published Pacific Standard - Apr 08 2014]
Maine Voices: Less is more when it comes to dev... [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 07 2014]
Census: U.S. has fewest births since 1998 [Published The Land - Apr 03 2014]
5Politics in Arizona: Saner than it looks [Published The Economist - Apr 03 2014]
Metro Areas Dominate National Population Growth [Published Planetizen - Mar 31 2014]
GOP districts isolated from demographic changes [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 31 2014]
Betty Lou (Smith) Tomczak [Published Chapel Hill News - Mar 30 2014]
Lack of babies slows population growth [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 28 2014]
Softer demand seen in housing market [Published Los Angeles Times - Mar 28 2014]
D.C. region continues population growth; year-l... [Published Washington Post - Mar 27 2014]
Census says Detroit region is showing signs of ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Mar 27 2014]
Metropolitan areas are now fueling virtually al... [Published Ezra Klein - Mar 27 2014]
D.C. region continues population growth, U.S. C... [Published Washington Post - Mar 27 2014]
Politics in Arizona: Saner than it looks [Published The Economist - Mar 27 2014]
Growth goes to central cities [Published Palladium Item - Mar 27 2014]
Why African-Americans are moving back to the South [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 16 2014]
Networking, technology reshaping transportation... [Published HeraldNet - Mar 10 2014]
Crying is good for your health, study finds [Published PANORAMA.am - Mar 10 2014]
Midday open thread: Taibbi on GOP keeping fools... [Published Daily Kos - Dec 31 2013]
Midday open thread: Taibbi on GOP keeping fools... [Published Daily Kos - Dec 31 2013]
D.C. Boomtown Population Grows in Proportion to... [Published Breitbart Feed - Dec 31 2013]
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City growth outpaces that of suburbs: new data [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - 9 hours ago]
Kaid Benfield, Special Counsel for Urban Solutions, Washington, DC   New data confirm that central cities continue to grow faster than their suburbs.  This still relatively new trend reverses a century of just the opposite, when city dwellers fled ...
Metropolitan areas are now fueling virtually al... [Published Ezra Klein - Mar 27 2014]
Nearly one in seven Americans lives in the metropolitan areas of the country's three largest cities: New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. That's a startling stat that's hard to appreciate even after pondering maps of U.S. population density like this one: ...
Midday open thread: Taibbi on GOP keeping fools... [Published Daily Kos - Dec 31 2013]
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Job advice with Rand Paul : If Republicans really wanted to keep fools off the ballot, perhaps they should have started a while ago :The news came in The Wall Street Journal , where the Chamber of Commerce disclosed ...
Midday open thread: Taibbi on GOP keeping fools... [Published Daily Kos - Dec 31 2013]
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Job advice with Rand Paul : If Republicans really wanted to keep fools off the ballot, perhaps they should have started a while ago :The news came in The Wall Street Journal , where the Chamber of Commerce disclosed ...
D.C. Boomtown Population Grows in Proportion to... [Published Breitbart Feed - Dec 31 2013]
Washington D.C.’s population is growing faster than any state in the nation with the exception of North Dakota. According to the 2012-2013 U.S. Census Bureau,  D.C. grew by 2% , to 646,449 over.  Leading the nation and bolstered by an ongoing oil ...
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