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.  


Demographic Change in Alabama, its Counties, and Cities, 2010-2020

Alabama’s population became more diverse over the past decade as the number of non-Hispanic Whites declined and more Alabamians identified Read the full release.  


How Alabama Compares in the Percentage of the Population Lacking Health Insurance

By on August 18th, 2022 in : in Public Health, Quality of Life

The percentage of Alabamians without health insurance rose between 2019 and 2020, according to the latest estimates from the U.S. Read the full release.  


Alabama Population Dynamics and Workforce

Absent immigration from other states or from abroad, Alabama’s working-age population is on track to shrink in coming years, according 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.