Demographics

The foreign-born population in the U.S. has reached its highest level since 1910 – and 41% are coming from Asia

Nearly 14 percent of people living in America are foreign-born – the highest proportion in more than a century, according to U.S. Census data.<p>The …

Latin America

Population, total | Data

( 1 ) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision. ( 2 ) Census reports and other statistical publications from …

United Nations

Do You Know What Country These Stars Were Born In?

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Ryan Reynolds

Kingstowne-Rose Hill Among Top VA Millennial Zip Codes

A new analysis ranked zip codes with the greatest millennial population gains over five years.<p>KINGSTOWNE, VA—Millennials, on the verge of becoming …

Los Angeles

Here Are America’s Richest and Poorest States

A day after reporting that household median income rose for the third straight year in 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau released data showing that the …

Poverty Rate

Key facts about young Latinos, one of the nation’s fastest-growing populations

Youth is a defining characteristic of the U.S. Latino population. Latinos ages 35 or younger accounted for well over half of the nation’s Latino …

Business Intelligence

For Capuano in Massachusetts, demography was destiny

The story of Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley’s “upset” primary victory over 10-term Congressman Mike Capuano is a compelling one: young, …

Human Geography

3 charts that explain the rise in U.S. household income

The median household income in 2017, adjusted for inflation, rose for the third straight year to $61,372, according to data released by the U.S. …

Poverty Rate

This map shows where the super rich live around the world

The number of multi-millionaires and billionaires across the world is growing. According to new research from Wealth-X, the population of …

Human Geography

American Families Got Richer for a 3rd Straight Year in 2017

(WASHINGTON) — The income of a median U.S. household rose for a third straight year in 2017, boosted by a rise in the number of Americans with …

Are you middle class? This calculator by Pew Research Center aims to tell you

Americans can calculate if they are lower, middle or upper class by using Pew Research Center's updated calculator.<p>The interactive asks for state, …

Pew Research Center

The States With The Best And Worst Life Expectancy, Mapped

When it comes to life expectancy, the difference between certain counties and states is more drastic than we imagined.<p>According to a map from lending …

Human Geography

Gen Z gearing up to be homebuyers

The oldest members of Generation Z are setting their sights on home ownership nearly as often as millennials, according to a new survey.<p>Property …

Home Ownership

The Amazing Rise of Bilingualism in the United States

In an earlier post, I described the state of bilingualism in the United States (see here). The U.S. Census Bureau does not keep track of those who …

Language

Ethics, benefits and flexibility: millennial priorities shaping the future of work

A distinct shift in favour of the gig economy highlights the millennials’ focus on workplace change – Deloitte Millennial Survey<p>The results of the …

The Workplace

Over 30 Percent Of 18 To 34-Year-Olds Still Live With Their Parents

Living with a parent is the most common living arrangement for the first time in modern history<p>Hold me. A recent study reports that people between …

Pew Research Center

How many people are unemployed in the UK and what is the unemployment rate in UK cities?

FIGURES for the number of people who are unemployed in the UK have been released.<p>According to the Office for National Statistics, the number of …

Human Geography

It's not revolting Brexiteer baby boomers that centrists should fear – it's the millennials 

<i>If “winter is coming” for the establishment then it will be down to the snowflakes</i><p>British politics is undergoing a metamorphosis: a new era has split through the skin of the old order, and the damage is irreversible. Centrist technocrats (who spent their working lives “revisiting the data” rather …

UK Politics

Migrant adults less likely to be employed in Germany — OECD

Whether migrants to Germany are able to find a job seems to depend heavily on what they age they arrived here. The OECD reports that past a certain …

World News

Kaffer: What everyone gets wrong about single moms

Want to explain why and how America is going off the rails? No data point is a neater shorthand for social breakdown, the death of the traditional …

Athens, GA

Poorest spend twice as long in bad health compared to the rich

The most deprived in society spend twice as long in poor health compared to their richer counterparts, a shock new report has found.<p>The UK has failed …

Human Geography

Is Your State One of the Happiest?

WalletHub releases the Happiest States in America<p>Happiness is the sense of wellbeing, joy and contentment. One thing that doesn't buy happiness is …

Happiness

Thriving Together in Today's Multigenerational Workplace

Sep 10, 2018 (3BL Media via COMTEX) -- SOURCE:Humana<p>Today's workplace includes more generations than ever before - the Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, …

Employment

Cultural Underrepresentation Is Bad For Business

We’ve all seen the numbers: According to Nielsen’s 2016 study “From the Ballot Box to the Grocery Store,” 50% of U.S. population growth from 2010 to …

Advertising Industry

Are you in the middle class? This new calculator has the answer

A new calculator from the Pew Research Center can tell you whether or not you're in the middle class using just your household income before taxes and household size.<p>And for those who want to feel worse (or better, depending on your perspective) about themselves, the calculator has the ability to …

Pew Research Center

One survey shows jobs added, another fewer Americans employed. How can that be?

There is a weirdness in this month’s employment report. The numbers getting most of the attention, as they always do, are “jobs added” — 201,000 of …

Human Geography

How To Find Your Customers On Social Media

According to the Pew Research Center’s 2018 social media fact sheet, around 70% of Americans use some form of social media<i>.</i> With that many users, it can be overwhelming to understand which demographics use which platforms. Knowing who they are and where they’re spending time online is essential to …

Social Media

College students predicted to fall by more than 15% after the year 2025

Only a handful of states, colored in blue, are predicted to see an increase in the number of students attending regional four-year colleges and …

College & University

Study Finds This Coastal State Has Longest Life Expectancy

Life is better on the beach.<p>While all sand-and-surf lovers know this fact, new research is bolstering our case: A recent review published in the …

Life Expectancy

Survey shows Americans are willing to go into debt for new iPhones

Here’s a doozy of a statistic.<p>According to WalletHub’s 2018 Credit Score and iPhone survey, nearly 28 million Americans believe that getting one of …

Human Geography