As the oldest Baby Boomers reach retirement age and older generations live longer, more counties across America are graying.
Income segregation has increased over the past 30 years in 27 of the 30 largest U.S. metro areas. There were clear divisions between low-income and middle- and upper-income areas, as well as along racial lines.
The share of the world's Christians in Europe will continue to decline while the percentage in sub-Saharan Africa will increase dramatically.
Their population dropped devastatingly fast after their first contact with Western foreigners in 1778, but their numbers are returning to "pre-contact" levels.
How common is it for new parents to put down roots in the same areas that they themselves were born? The answer, according to a new Pew Research analysis, depends on which part of the country they hail from.
Hispanics of Puerto Rican origin are a growing population in the 50 U.S. states and District of Columbia.
The population of Puerto Rico decreased by about 200,000 people from 2000 to 2013, with about two-thirds of Puerto Rican municipalities having lost population during those years.
Puerto Ricans have left the financially troubled island for the U.S. mainland this decade in their largest numbers since the Great Migration after World War II, citing job-related reasons above all others.
Census figures show that North Dakota led the nation in population growth over the past five years, at 12%, and men have accounted for two-thirds of it.
The number of Hispanics, the largest minority group in the United States, has increased nearly six-fold since 1970, to 53 million today. But in three states, the rising share of the Hispanic population has returned to levels not seen in more than a century. It’s a story similar to that of the nation’s most recent […]