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.  


Population Change in Alabama Cities 2018

Huntsville continues its trajectory towards becoming Alabama’s largest city, while Birmingham, Montgomery, and Mobile continue to drift lower, according to Read the full release.  


Alabama County and MSA Population Trends

The latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show continued strong growth in the Huntsville metropolitan statistical area (MSA), slightly Read the full release.  


Revisiting How Alabama Taxes Compare, 2018

With just a few hours remaining to file state and federal taxes, revisit our 2018 analysis of state and local Read the full release.  


College-Going Rates for Alabama High Schools

The college-going rate for Alabama public high school graduates declined in 2017, and for the first time in three years, Read the full release.  


At 199, Alabama Still Growing, but Slowly

By on January 22nd, 2019 in , : in Quality of Life

As Alabama approaches its 200th birthday, the state is still adding population but at a slower rate than most of Read the full release.  


How Alabama Taxes Compare, 2018 Report

By on December 12th, 2018 in , , : in State & Local Government

Alabama’s state and local governments collect less per capita in taxes than state and local governments in any other state Read the full release.  


PARCA Statewide Constitutional Amendment Analysis

By on October 23rd, 2018 in , : in State & Local Government

When voters go to the polls on November 6, they’ll not only be electing a governor, legislators, and other state Read the full release.  


Poverty and Homelessness Ranks #5 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

By on September 17th, 2018 in , , : in Quality of Life

In late 2017, the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) surveyed Alabama voters to determine their thoughts about the Read the full release.  


Jobs and the Economy Ranks #6 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

In late 2017, the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) surveyed Alabama voters to determine their thoughts about the Read the full release.