Four of the five fastest-growing cities in the United States are in Texas, according to new data released by the Census Bureau. No. 1 is Conroe, Texas, a Houston suburb experiencing a 7.8% increase from 2015 to 2016, which is 11 times more than the national growth rate. Show More Summary
Chicago was the only city among the nation's 20 largest to lose population in 2016 — and it lost nearly double the number of residents as the year before, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau. It's the city's third consecutive year of population loss. Chicago's population...
On Thursday, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that the population of New York City had jumped up by 21,000 people between July 2015 and July 2016 to 8,537,673. It’s a new all-time high for America’s largest city—albeit not as high as the all-time high of 8,550,405 we thought we hit on July 2015. New York’s not shrinking. Show More Summary
The population continues to rise in Wisconsin's capital city. New estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show that Madison grew more than any other city in the state from 2015 … Click to Continue »
New U.S. Census Bureau figures show that Wyoming cities and towns located in the energy patch saw the greatest declines in population last year, with Casper losing nearly 1,000 residents … Click to Continue »
The Census Bureau said that growth in new durable goods orders declined 0.7 percent in April, ending four straight months of gains. New orders fell from $232.7 billion in April... The post New Durable Goods Orders Declined in April, Ending Four Straight Months of Gains appeared first on Shopfloor.
New estimates from the Census Bureau show that Spokane remains the second-largest city in Washington state, after Seattle. In 2016, Spokane's population was about 215,973, an increase of 1.36 percent … Click to Continue »
It's said that Texans have only one setting: Go big. The population in the South grew at a faster rate than any other US region between 2015 and 2016, according to new data released from the US Census Bureau. And in a list of the fastest-growing...Show More Summary
Newly released figures indicate Nashville has overtaken Memphis as Tennessee's largest city. The Tennessean reports (http://bit.ly/2rUHFru ) population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau put the state capital's … Click to Continue »
Friday:• At 8:30 AM ET, Durable Goods Orders for April from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for a 0.9% decrease in durable goods orders.• Also at 8:30 AM ET, Gross Domestic Product, 1st quarter 2017 (Second estimate). The consensus...Show More Summary
The Des Moines suburb of Ankeny is the only large Midwestern city to rank among the fastest-growing cities in the nation. New U.S. Census Bureau estimates released Thursday show that … Click to Continue »
Cities in the South are growing at a faster rate than any other region in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
by Steven Hsieh The city in sparser times (2011). Jelson25, CC BY-SA 3.0 700,000+: people live in Seattle as of 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Seattle saw a gain of 21,000 from 2015 to 2016, making it the fastest growing of this nation's 50 largest cities. Show More Summary
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New figures say Detroit's population continues to decline amid efforts to revitalize the city. The population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau say Detroit is the nation's 23rd … Click to Continue »
Two southwest Florida cities were among the nation's fastest-growing last year. The U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday said Bonita Springs and Fort Myers respectively had the 8th and 15th fastest … Click to Continue »
The Census Bureau reports New Home Sales in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 569 thousand. The previous three months combined were revised up significantly."Sales of new single-family houses in April 2017 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 569,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Show More Summary
New-home sales in the US fell by much more than expected in April. Sales slumped by 11.4% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 569,000, the Census Bureau said in its monthly report. Economists had forecast that sales of new single-family...Show More Summary
Do you care about the 2020 census? You should. We all probably should care more about the 2020 census, because John Thompson, the director of the Census Bureau and the man in charge of running the 2020 census, stepped down last week. It’s hard to overstate what huge news this is, and yet the story isn’t getting a ton… Read more...
In October 2012, as Hurricane Sandy bore down on the densely populated U.S. East Coast, the state of New Jersey needed information fast. State planners and emergency managers turned to U.S. Census Bureau data about the people livingShow More Summary