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.  


2021 Population Change in Alabama Cities

Each year, PARCA analyzes population estimates issued by the U.S. Census Bureau. Visualizations of the population estimates and change for Read the full release.  


PARCA Report Highlights Challenges of Municipal Financial Comparison, Examines City Tax Collections

Our 2022 edition of How Alabama Cities Compare (the tenth edition of PARCA’s study of Alabama city finances) introduces a Read the full release.  


Deaths outnumber births, but population grows through domestic migration

New estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau show that more than half of Alabama counties lost population between July Read the full release.  


How Alabama Taxes Compare, 2021 Edition

Alabama had the nation’s second-lowest tax collections per capita in 2019. Only Tennessee had lower state and local tax revenue Read the full release.  


PolicyMap Dashboard

By on August 26th, 2021 in : in

PARCA’s PolicyMap allows you to explore key data points at the state, county, city, and even Census tract levels. To Read the full release.  


Deaths Exceed Births but Surge in Domestic Migration Powers Alabama Population Growth

Recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau indicate a growing number of people moving to Alabama prior to the Covid Read the full release.  


A Congressional Seat in Danger

The big count with major consequences for Alabama continues, and it looks like it will come down to a very Read the full release.