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Posts Tagged ‘Population’

Census 2020: New Jersey’s Older and Increasingly Diverse Centers Are Now Leading The State’s Population Growth

Monday, September 13th, 2021

The demographic story of the 2010s in New Jersey was the return of population growth to the state’s walkable, mixed-use centers—cities, towns, and older suburbs with traditional downtowns. Driven in particular by the Millennial generation’s desire for live-work-shop-play environments, many of the state’s older centers experienced their biggest population increases since before the 1950s.

New Jersey’s population impacted by loss of immigrants

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Recent changes in federal immigration policy have slowed the stream of immigrants to a trickle with implications for the New Jersey’s overall population growth.

Urban Comeback in New Jersey

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Where are New Jerseyans living? Where are they moving to and from? And what is driving these changes? Today, we add another variable for why people may choose to move: the consequences of a global pandemic on where people live and work.

New Jersey Losing Population for the First Time in Four Decades

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

A long-term decline in the national birth rate and a recent drop-off in immigration have joined forces with ongoing out-migration to other states to produce New Jersey’s first population loss since the late 1970s.

By the Numbers: County Population Estimates Defy Earlier Trends

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Is the sudden, recent population growth in older, more urbanized counties in the Northeast a short-term phenomenon? Or has the exodus from New York City and northern New Jersey to the Pocono counties of northeastern Pennsylvania run its course?
The Census Bureau recently released county population estimates for 2009, and some of the results […]

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