Check out this map of the 100 fastest growing cities with populations of 50,000 or greater in the US from 2013 to 2014.
Once in a blue moon, I get a custom data request for current population and demographic data for Neilsen’s designated market areas or DMAs. Getting current Census demographics for DMAs is a bit tricky but definitely do-able. Unlike “normal” geographies (counties, zip codes/ZCTAs, etc.), the US Census Bureau doesn’t provide demographic data for DMAs. For […]
Zoom around on this map to explore the 100 fastest growing counties in the US from 2013 to 2014. The data are from the US Census Bureau’s 2014 Population Estimates that were released on March 26, 2015. The top 20 fastest growing US counties from 2013 to 2014 are listed in the Chart below. Rank Geography Percent […]
I was working on a custom data request for a new business owner who was considering a particular location for a new venture. This owner wanted California traffic count data for the highway near the potential location. Here’s how I got traffic count data for this California state highway. What’s a Postmile(& Why Should You […]
How to pull Building Construction Permit data for Counties from the US Census Bureau For a recent custom data request, I pulled building construction permit data for US counties and places (aka cities). Many people don’t realize that the US Census Bureau collects data on building permits by county and place, and makes it publicly available. […]