Michigan cities need to increase census response rates, or risk losing political representation that can lead to change.
March 5, 2020 | Kurt Metzger
The U.S. Census Bureau is sometimes slow to reflect the changing nature of families, but this year’s count has made changes to better reflect the LGBTQ community.
February 20, 2020 | Kurt Metzger
The U.S. Census Bureau’s decision not to allow a category for Middle Eastern North African in this year’s count is the latest in a long history of controversies involving race.
September 25, 2015 | Kurt Metzger
Too many are leaving for the South and West, but among those who are arriving? Many are young and good earners.
April 10, 2015 | Kurt Metzger
The graying of Michigan isn't confined to its northern counties. The whole state is aging, and simply isn't drawing the new residents it needs to keep its economy vigorous. A demographer asks whether we have the will to fix it.
November 17, 2013 | Kurt Metzger