Center for Public Affairs Research News
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Census Mail Return Rates For Counties
For the 2010 Census, the overall final national mail return rate was 79.3 percent. But the rate, the most commonly used metric for measuring participation in the Census, varied significantly across the country.
What is the best degree for millennials? Anything in public service
Millennials have been described in many ways, but no one can deny their lust for social change and betterment. Data from the National Center for Education Statistics, tracking the number of persons completing degrees in the public service, shows this to be true.
State Prison Overcrowding and Capacity Data
Prison overcrowding has become a growing social problem in the United States as state incarceration rates increased from the 1970s, peaking in 2008. Although some states have experienced recent decreases, overcrowding remains a significant problem in many state correctional systems.
City Renter Population Data
Renter populations in select cities have increased in comparison to their respective owner-occupied housing populations.
The States Americans are Moving To
Florida had the net highest number of domestic migrants in 2018. Newcomers from New York, Georgia, and Texas led the way in relocating to the Sunshine State. However, the number of domestic migrants to Florida has decreased since 2016.
Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Residents of the United States are mobile. They move for all sorts of reasons, including work, weather, and quality of life. However, there are some cities that people choose to stay in for a long time.