A perfect representation of density.
Americans moved less than ever between 2005 and 2010 — but no one seems to know why.
The screams of the newly born and grim silence of the dying is visualized in this statistical tango that's mesmerizing to watch.
American families look a lot different than they did 50 years ago. Here's how we can build the housing and transportation they need.
New Census data offers insight on a better way to measure the density of U.S. cities.
Despite economic gains, America's largest metros are seeing spikes in inequality.
Columbia University planning professor David King on why calling the contest is beside the point.
An interactive time capsule to all 116 New York City neighborhoods, from 1943.
Cities might not want to question the nation's people counters.
Elimination of the annual census would have huge implications for how the federal government allocates money to states and municipalities.
The Census Bureau is getting ready for the release of all the forms from its 1940 count.
Census figures show widespread increases in the square mileage of urbanized areas in the U.S.
New census figures show population dominance moving away from the east.
A new study finds that a majority of police agencies don’t track race in immigrant-rich country.
A new analysis shows downtown cores are gaining population, but the numbers are still up for debate
Foreign-born populations in the U.S. are spreading out across the country, settling in suburbs and smaller cities
In one recent survey the U.S. has relatively short commutes; in another, they're relatively long
Revised census figures reveal the cities with the most same-sex households
Boston suburb asks its citizens to rate their happiness