The 2020 Census: Is Alabama Census Falling Short?

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The 2020 Census is nearing its end—and apparently earlier than expected. NPR first reported that the U.S. Census Bureau plans Read the full release.  


The 2020 Census: Alabamians Are Responding

By on March 26th, 2020 in , : in State & Local Government
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While the COVID-19 pandemic rightly consumes so much of our attention, it is important—and perhaps comforting—to remember that other important Read the full release.  


The 2020 Census: What’s at Stake for the State of Alabama

Alabama is at risk of losing federal funding, a congressional seat, and an Electoral College vote. These outcomes are based Read the full release.  


Agenda for Alabama’s Third Century: Raising Educational Attainment for All

While Alabama continues to gain on other states in the percentage of adults with a high school diploma, it is Read the full release.  


New estimates show Huntsville as the state’s second-largest city.

Huntsville’s population grew past Montgomery’s and crossed the 200,000 mark in 2019, making the Rocket City the second largest city Read the full release.  


Billions Coming to Alabama through the CARES Act

By on May 1st, 2020 in : in Public Finance, Uncategorized

Alabama is in line to receive more than $2.47 billion from the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act Read the full release.  


2019 Alabama County and MSA Population Trends

The latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show a more broadly distributed pattern of population growth in 2019 with Read the full release.  


Help Wanted: Alabama’s Labor Force Participation Problem

By on March 6th, 2020 in : in Education & Workforce Development

Alabama has record low unemployment, one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. And yet, the percentage of Alabamians Read the full release.  


Alabama May be Catching on but Not Enough to Catch up

New estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show Alabama attracting more migrants from other U.S. states, but the state likely Read the full release.  


How Alabama Taxes Compare, 2019 Edition

Despite gaining some ground in 2017, Alabama state and local governments still collected less in taxes than state and local Read the full release.