NEWS

Jan 04, 2017

This article analyzes the changes in Virginia’s population as some localities continue to grow by double digits while others have seen growth rates slow and many have experienced population declines since 2010.

May 10, 2016
Updated population projections by age and sex for all 50 states, D.C. and the nation are now available.
Mar 07, 2016

This census brief explains why measuring poverty in Virginia college towns is complex and offers an alternative for understanding the level of need among non-student populations.

Jan 27, 2016

Population estimates for Virginia and its counties and cities show growth in state population has slowed, but not in cities. View the estimates and interactive maps

Nov 11, 2015
How do highly-educated couples with two specialized careers find work in the same location? Typically by moving to large metro areas, which could be contributing to rural brain drain.
Sep 16, 2015

Understanding the gender wage gap entails more than simply comparing wages.

Sep 16, 2015

An interactive map shows newly released census data on city-to-city migration. This data estimates how many people move between each of the country’s metropolitan areas over the course of a year.

Apr 21, 2015

Projections indicate the growth in cancer incidence will outpace population growth through 2040.  The number of cases will increase by more than one-quarter by 2020, mostly due to population aging.  Learn more through our statewide and locality-specific projections, interactive maps and brief.

Feb 25, 2015
The last two decades have brought dramatic changes to many American cities, including a widespread resurgence of historic downtowns and urban neighborhoods, often driven by an influx of educated 20-somethings. Read more.
Jan 26, 2015

The 2014 population estimates for Virginia and its counties and cities are now available.

Nov 11, 2014
Public school enrollment is declining in most communities outside of Virginia’s Urban Crescent. Learn more about enrollment trends across Virginia in this Census Brief.
Oct 30, 2014
In most major US metro areas, downtowns are doing better than they have been in decades. Read this post on the StatChat blog.
Sep 23, 2014

The reasons why each county and city’s population peaked and then declined are as varied as the different decades in which they reached their largest size. Read this post on the StatChat blog.

Jul 22, 2014
Nationally, one in three hourly workers earns less than $10.10/hour. Read more about the characteristics of low-wage workers and their families.
Jun 24, 2014

This report updates the eight regional profiles of Virginia with more recent data on population size and trends; age distribution; racial and ethnic composition; educational attainment; employment; income and poverty status; and health insurance coverage.