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.
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Analysis of proposed amendments to Alabama’s Constitution.
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Comparative studies of municipal finances.
SMART budgeting analysis for cities and counties.
Program evaluations of government agencies.
2019 Alabama County and MSA Population Trends
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.
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.
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.
At 199, Alabama Still Growing, but Slowly
As Alabama approaches its 200th birthday, the state is still adding population but at a slower rate than most of Read the full release.
Population Change in Alabama Counties and Metro Areas
As a follow-up to PARCA’s previous post on estimated changes to Alabama’s population in comparison to other states, we now Read the full release.
Alabama Grows, but Slowly, Weighed Down by High Death Rate and Low Rate of International Migration
Alabama’s pace of population growth increased in 2017, but the state remains slow-growing compared to most of its Southeastern neighbors, Read the full release.