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.
Alabama Population Dynamics and Workforce
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.
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.
How Alabama Taxes Compare, 2020 Edition
Alabama had the nation’s second-lowest tax collections per capita in 2018, the first time since the 1990s that any other Read the full release.
Raising Educational Attainment by Keeping College Graduates
Only about half the students who earn four-year degrees from Alabama colleges are found to be working in the state Read the full release.