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.
Alabama’s future depends on a vibrant and growing workforce. The ability to grow and retain talent will determine the long-term career prospects for our state and its people. PARCA studies school performance and the process of aligning training programs to industry needs, which develops a cradle to career talent pipeline.
Analysis of statewide school performance.
Deep dives into school systems’ performance, including by student sub-groups.
Comparisons of school system expenditures to recognized best practices.
Implement technologies to simplify schools’ budgeting and reporting.
Demographic Change in Alabama, its Counties, and Cities, 2010-2020
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.
The 2020 Census: Is Alabama Census Falling Short?
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.
New estimates show Huntsville as the state’s second-largest city.
Huntsville’s population grew past Montgomery’s and crossed the 200,000 mark in 2019, making the Rocket City the second largest city Read the full release.
2019 Alabama County and MSA Population Trends
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.
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.