Alabama’s College-Going Rate Begins Recovery; Still Below Pre-Pandemic Rates

Alabama’s 2021 public high school graduates entered higher education at a slightly higher rate than the Class of 2020, according Read the full release.  


How Alabama Taxes Compare, 2022 Edition

PARCA’s How Alabama Taxes Compare, 2022 Edition, uses data published by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State and 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.  


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.