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The High Cost to Texas of Census 2020 Undercounts
Report Published on November 16, 2021

Accurate Census counts are far more than just a matter of interest. They are important to ensuring adequate federal funding for various programs and appropriate representation in Congress. In addition, the Census is crucial to understanding population and demographic trends in order to plan for the future.

What are some concerns with current population growth trends?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on September 16, 2021

Dr. Perryman describes the economic risks associated with potential demographic shifts. 

What population growth trends are evident in the latest census?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 24, 2021

Dr. Perryman describes the economic implications of the latest trends in population. 

What does it mean for the economy that the White population in America is declining?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 17, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains how the economy will change based on changing demographics within the country. 

Why are suburbs experiencing such strong growth?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on June 16, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains some factors contributing to the trend.

How does the birth rate affect the economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 06, 2021

Dr. Perryman responds to declining birth rates and explains what this could mean. 

What is the fastest‑growing city in Texas?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 04, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains the factors that have allowed Fulshear to experience a rapid population increase. 

Missing Persons
Column Published in syndication November 17, 2021

The concept of a Census to identify and enumerate the population of an area dates back more than 5,000 years. Accurate Census counts are important to ensuring adequate federal funding for various programs and appropriate representation in Congress. In addition, the Census is crucial to understanding population and demographic trends to plan for the future.

Not Getting Any Younger!
Column Published in syndication August 18, 2021

The US Census Bureau continues to release results of the 2020 Census. The information is crucial to effective corporate planning, as well as to understanding the dynamics of the nation’s population and potential policy needs or implications. One recent dataset describes overall population growth and trends in the number of people under age 18.

The Count
Column Published in syndication May 12, 2021

Results from the 2020 Census are beginning to surface. These statistics are far more than a matter of interest. Not only is the number of representatives in the US House tied to the count, but also funds from a variety of federal programs. Trends are also crucial to planning and decision-making across a broad spectrum. While the data is still being compiled and it will be a while before we know the full story (and the inevitable lawsuits that are often settled by adding more people), some patterns are emerging.