What percentage of Texans live in cities versus rural areas?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 31, 2022

Dr. Perryman describes how the state's demographics have changed in recent years and what that means for economic development. 

Population Dynamics ‑ Texas Style!
Column Published in syndication August 17, 2022

Texas is a state known for wide open spaces, and we certainly have plenty of them. Nonetheless, people and jobs are increasingly concentrated in metropolitan areas. Let's look at some long-term trends and their implications.

An Urban‑Rural Divide?
Column Published in syndication November 30, 2016

The recent presidential election and the extensive coverage of voting patterns raised awareness of an apparent "divide" between urban and rural populations. Differences often noted include age, income, educational attainment, and race. The economic divergence is notable, with the fastest growing industries concentrated in urban areas, while rural areas are experiencing slower expansion.