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Demography -- United States

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View Resource Residential Housing Characteristics Survey 1997

Specific information such as how many homes have PCs, modems and FAX machines or how home appliance usage has changed over time (1978-1997) can now be obtained in this recently-released Residential Housing Characteristics Survey by the US Energy Information Administration. Nearly two decades of Regional Energy Consumption Surveys (RECS) on US households and their energy is contained on site in...

https://www.eia.gov/consumption/residential/data/1997/
View Resource America's Demography in the New Century: Aging Baby Boomers and New Immigrants as Major Players

Released on March 8, 2000, this 62-page report from the Milken Institute considers the changing landscape of the demographics of the United States. More specifically, the report focuses on the growing number of seniors and new immigrants and their impact on "the economic and political landscape." The report is divided into three chapters. The first, "Reaching the 'Tail of the Python,'" examines...

http://www.milkeninstitute.org/publications/view/36
View Resource Projections of the Voting-Age Population for States, November 2000

On July 31st, the Census Bureau released its projections for the voting-age population of the United States come this November. The projections show that "the number of residents old enough to vote in November is projected to increase to 206 million -- 9 million more than in the last presidential election in 1996 (a 5 percent increase)" and that "women could represent 52 percent of the voting-age...

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/voting-a...
View Resource Boomers and Seniors in the Suburbs: Aging Patterns in Census 2000

Released in January 2003, this paper from the Living Cities Census Series at the Brookings Institution documents the "greying of the American suburban population" and will be of great interest to urban and suburban policymakers, and anyone with an inkling of an interest in demography. Written by William H. Frey of the University of Michigan, the 20-page paper uses the Census 2000 data to examine...

https://www.brookings.edu/research/boomers-and-seniors-in-th...
View Resource U.S. Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics

For anyone looking for very detailed up-to-date statistics on just about any facet of the U.S. labor market and economy, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics webpage should be the first place to look. The site contains information on inflation and consumer spending, productivity, occupations, industries, business costs, and demographics. Of course, within each broad topical division, there are...

https://stats.bls.gov/home.htm
View Resource The Changing Racial and Ethnic Composition of U.S. Public Schools

Throughout the United States, there has been a growing concern about the future of the racial and ethnic makeup of public school districts. After a number of prominent court decisions, some people have become concerned that many school districts will become segregated again in a matter of years. Recently, the Pew Hispanic Center's Rick Fry authored an important report on the changing racial and...

http://www.pewhispanic.org/files/reports/79.pdf
View Resource Race, Immigration and America's Changing Electorate [PDF]

Many scholars and pundits continue to wonder and discuss what the effects of America's changing demographics will have on future election cycles. Recently, the Brookings Institution's own William H. Frey discussed this very topic in a paper released at the end of February 2008. In the introduction to this work, Frey notes that "The rise of immigration from Latin America and Asia, the higher...

https://www.brookings.edu/research/race-immigration-and-amer...