Joseph J. Salvo, who is retiring after nearly 30 years as New York City’s chief demographer, is optimistic about New York City’s recovery after the pandemic.
And it isn’t all about the filibuster.
Three scenarios for a more fertile American future.
Many of Rina Tsugawa’s peers have left for jobs in cities, an outflow common to rural Japan but accelerated by the tsunami and nuclear meltdowns in Fukushima. Ms. Tsugawa has different plans.
Gósol, a tiny village on the Spanish side of the Pyrenees, had spent years begging outsiders to come repopulate it. Since 2020, many have come to try the quiet life — and they even saved the school from closing.
Rooms and beds for retirees are in short supply as the population ages, leaving many vulnerable to companies pitching risky investments.
The decline indicated that methods for fighting the coronavirus have also been effective at curbing other illnesses.
America as we have come to know it is most likely a thing of the past.
Census data needed for legislative districts won’t be ready until September. Could that alter the balance of power in the House?
Population shifts mean more political might for relatively fewer people.
With new census results coming, Republicans control redistricting in key states, while Democrats prepare for legal challenges and look to redraw some maps of their own.
Perhaps nowhere else in America can the unequal toll of the virus be felt more dramatically. Suburban sprawl and freeways demarcate the neighborhoods of the haves and the have-nots.
The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office found that some salmon species are “on the brink of extinction.” Habitat loss, climate change and other factors are to blame, it said.
Georgia illuminates the path to Black power. It lies in the South. Follow me there.
For the first time on record, the number of newborns in South Korea last year fell below the number of deaths, underscoring a long-term crisis in one of world’s most important economies
New research delivers surprising findings about Indigenous people in the region before contact with Europeans.
The iconic marsupials are not easy to find, or count accurately, so officials will deploy a host of methods.
More problems arise as the Census Bureau rushes to compile information needed for apportionment before Mr. Trump leaves office.
For two centuries, census totals used to apportion Congress have included all residents of the country. The Supreme Court on Monday heard the Trump administration’s argument for limiting the count to citizens.
The administration’s efforts, which are subject to practical hurdles, would upset a constitutional consensus and could shift political power from Democratic states to Republican ones.
Officials have concluded the Census Bureau won’t have data on time to carry out the administration’s goal of stripping unauthorized immigrants from population totals for apportionment.
Restaurants have been crucial in drawing the young and highly educated to live and work in central cities. The pandemic could erode that foundation.
The pandemic and wildfires have underscored issues of housing and growth. Will the disruptions and dislocations force the state to chart a new course?
A lower court had ruled that the Trump administration’s plan to alter the census count for congressional reapportionment violated federal law.
The population boomed in Winhall, Vt., as people tried to get away from Covid-19 hot spots. Bear complaints are up. Plumbers are booked until Christmas. And the dump is “sheer pandemonium.”
The ruling says the census, which was delayed for months because of the coronavirus, needs more time to get an accurate count.
In his new book, the journalist and co-founder of Vox argues that dramatic population growth could revitalize the nation.
Officials project optimism. But a chorus of experts says the pandemic and politics could lead to a deeply flawed count.
Her parents’ arrival to Berkeley as young graduate students was the beginning of a historic wave of immigration from outside Europe that would change the United States in ways its leaders never imagined.
Many Latinos in low-income communities say they are hearing a message about the 2020 census: Your participation is not wanted.
A directive orders experts to find ways to tally undocumented residents. Some fear the end result will be a skewed allotment of seats in the House of Representatives.
The president doesn’t realize his supporters will lose out too if the count is brought to an early close.
Stalled by the pandemic, the count is supposed to resume soon. But census experts are rattled by signs of a push from the White House to finish it early.
Five hundred species are likely to become extinct over the next two decades, according to a new study.
The pandemic has convinced some New Yorkers that it’s time to finally give up on city living.
A delicate ecosystem was disrupted in the Comoros, off East Africa, when forests were cleared to make way for farmland. The consequences offer lessons for other parts of the developing world.
About this question, too, decisions with great consequences are being made, as they must be, based on only glimmers of data.
New York is more crowded than any large city in the country. That helps explain why it is the U.S. epicenter of the outbreak.
The 14 states can be sorted into four general types. (Minnesota and Virginia may be more alike than you think.)