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Daytime Population & Employment-Residence Ratio

The concept of the daytime population refers to the number of people who are present in an area during normal business hours, including workers. This is in contrast to the resident population present during the evening and nighttime hours. 396 more words

Mapping household income, neighborhood by neighborhood, across all of Texas | Dallas Business Journal

The average median annual household income for all census block groups across Texas is roughly $55,200.It’s hard to say, specifically, which block group has the highest or lowest median household income on this map.

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State Patterns of Income & Income Inequality

The growth of income inequality has been widely reported. A recent New York Times story summarizes the wealth gap, a result of income inequality growth. The… 601 more words

Tidbit Tuesday | Median Age of Philadelphia Commuters by Transportation Mode Choice

On Tuesdays, the Mayor’s Office of Transportation & Utilities (MOTU) posts a map or graphic that tells a story about transportation or utilities in the City of Brotherly Love. 91 more words

Tidbit Tuesday

Eliminating ACS Marriage Questions & Data

The Census Bureau is now evaluating possible changes to the American Community Survey (ACS) questionnaire. See more information. The broader issue at stake may be the process for determining what data are collected/tabulated by the Federal government that are available for public use — and how those data are made accessible. 773 more words

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State-to-State Geographic Mobility: Migration Flows

.. migration data are one of the key components (births, deaths, migration) in estimating and projecting population using model-based methods.  It is the most challenging component of population change to project/forecast.   603 more words

Falling Wages: It’s Not Just the “Millennials” and It’s Not Just the Business Cycle

A recent article in The Atlantic chronicled the diminished economic circumstances of young Americans in the wake of the Great Recession.

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/12/the-incredible-shrinking-incomes-of-young-americans/383338/articleText

American families are grappling with stagnant wage growth, as the costs of health care, education, and housing continue to climb. 1,650 more words