GovBeat: demographics


Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Population growth in New Mexico is approaching zero—and other bad signs

A presentation from one of the state’s top economists shows the dire state of the state.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:50 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics, Economic mobility, economy, income inequality, jobs, labor, New Mexico, population

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 01/15/2014

The great American pizza map(s)

Where do you order from? If you’re in the Northwest, it’s probably Papa Murphy’s. Little Caesar’s owns Michigan.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:42 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics, newsletter, pizza, Rankings, States, who we are

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 01/14/2014

A fourth of state lawmakers are women — a stat that hasn’t changed in five years

No state can claim a truly gender-equal legislature.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  03:22 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics, legislature, legislatures, map, maps, Rankings, women

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/03/2014

Which U.S. states are booming, in 4 charts

In its latest annual report, Atlas Van Lines shows where Americans are moving.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics, newsletter, Rankings, States

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 12/31/2013

U.S. population growth near historic lows

The country is growing at its slowest pace since the Great Depression.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:32 AM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics, growth, recession, States

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/08/2013

Map: Where the World War II veterans are

Pearl Harbor drew us into a world war 72 years ago. See where those who served then live now.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 11/26/2013

The 25 best Zip codes for renting to hipsters

Hipsters are good for local economies, according to RealtyTrac.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  05:38 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cities, demographics

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/12/2013

Another way to explain who we are: The 15 types of communities that make up America

Author Dante Chinni’s breakdown of who we are, and how we live.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics, map, newsletter, States, who we are

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 11/08/2013

Which of the 11 American nations do you live in?

A fascinating new look at the cultural differences between the 11 nations that make up North America.

By Reid Wilson  |  01:37 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics, maps, Rankings, States

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 10/17/2013

Gov. Walker to Mexico: Don’t you want to open a consulate in Wisconsin?

The Chicago consulate, which serves Wisconsin, is “overwhelmed,” he said.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:14 AM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 10/07/2013

GOP expands Hispanic outreach in 7 states where that population is set to explode

Five of the states currently rank among the top 10 by Hispanic share of the total population.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:51 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 09/26/2013

Hispanic enrollment is booming in the Las Vegas region

The results of a recent Clark County, Nev., student headcount reflect a nationwide trend.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:22 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Iowa sees rapidly aging population

In Iowa, the amber waves of grain are starting to look a little grayer.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:52 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aging, demographics, iowa, population, States

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 09/12/2013

The Northeast is getting older, and it’s going to cost them

Northeastern states are aging rapidly, and states are scrambling to deal with the associated costs.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:01 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aging, demographics, medicaid, medicare, population, Rankings, States