Accurate Census counts are far more than just a matter of interest. They are important to ensuring adequate federal funding for various programs, appropriate representation in Congress, and an understanding of demographic trends in order to plan for the future.
Dr. Perryman explains the relevant numbers from the latest Census report, and how the nation can look to address poverty moving forward.
Dr. Perryman describes the economic implications of the latest trends in population.
Dr. Perryman explains how a recent executive order will help Texas in terms of funding allocation.
Dr. Perryman explains why it is a positive sign that Texas benefits from strong growth in its cities.
Dr. Perryman explains the effect of an undercount in the 2020 census for Texas -- and why you should fill one out.
A recent Census survey suggests that Texas gained more people than anyone else over the past year. Dr. Perryman says the state should commit to confirming that number.
The US Supreme Court has, for now, ruled that the Trump administration cannot ask the citizenship status of people on next year's Census.
<font color="#404040" face="Helvetica">John Thompson, longtime director of the Census, is resigning. Dr. Perryman says Thompson was also one of the Bureau's leading demographers.</font>
According to the Census Bureau for the first time in years, middle class income are actually going up. Dr. Perryman says wages grew by more than 5% last year.