While the economy and the region’s population continues to grow, it’s certainly not happening as fast as it used to.
Using the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says the District “continues to be an attractive place to live.”
Census data shows that troves of millenials are coming to the DC area to find jobs, despite the high cost of living.
“Leave it to Beaver” families with two parents and the father as sole breadwinner have dropped from 65 percent in 1960 to less than a quarter of American households.
The number of poor people in America is 3 million higher than the official count, encompassing 1 in 6 residents due to out-of-pocket medical costs and work-related expenses, according to a revised census measure released Wednesday.
A record number of U.S. counties — more than 1 in 3 — are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local economies that are spurring young adults to seek jobs elsewhere.
For the first time in a century, most of America’s largest cities are growing at a faster rate than their surrounding suburbs as young adults seeking a foothold in the weak job market shun home-buying and stay put in bustling urban centers.
For the first time, the influx of Asians moving to the U.S. has surpassed that of Hispanics, reflecting a slowdown in illegal immigration while American employers increase their demand for high-skilled workers.
For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing.
The state of Virginia is outgrowing the pace set by the rest of the country, with the focus of that growth being highly concentrated in urban areas.