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Internal Migration in The U.S. - Exploring the Census Flows Mapper
This interactive map allows you to explore how internal migration connects with domestic policy issues/debates in the presence.
Increasing Urbanization Population Distribution
This data visualization reveals how the number and size of cities has increased between 1790 and 1890
This graphic, using data from the American Community Survey, illustrates the total number of movers between states for the 12 most populous states.
Spoken Languages Other Than English
This data visualization shows the top languages other than English spoken in 1980 and changes in their relative rank from 1990 to 2010.
Top 20 Cities
This data visualization wordmap includes the names of cities that have been listed as one of the 20 most populous cities in the country, since 1790.
Population Under Age by Congressional District
Just over half of the congressional districts in the country have shares of their population under age 5 that are greater than or equal to the national average.
This interactive data visualization shows the state-by-state population growth measured by the decennial censuses from 1790 to 2010.
Work Life Earnings
Synthetic Work-Life Earnings by Field of Bachelor’s Degree and Occupation for Full-Time, Year-Round Workers Whose Highest Attainment is a Bachelor’s Degree.
Without a High School Education
This data visualization uses 2011 American Community Survey data to explore the variation in high school education attainment.
This interactive visualization shows the state-by-state population growth measured by the decennial censuses from 1790 to 2010.
The Great Migration, 1910 to 1970
The Great Migration generally refers to the massive internal migration of Blacks from the South to urban centers in other parts of the country.
Islands of High Income
Median household income varies by county across the United States.
Following the Frontier Line, 1790 to 1890
This data visualization highlights population expansion into new territory, subsequent gains in population density, and increasing urbanization.
Before and After 1940: Change in Population Density
This interactive data visualization includes three maps.
Test your knowledge of population data!
A Decade of State Population Change
This data visualization takes a detailed look at annual percentage change in state population over the last decade and shows variation in growth patterns.
Changing Ranks of States
The number of representatives given each state as a result of apportionment has shifted over time due to changes in state population relative to other states.
State Populations: 1890, 1950, and 2010
The size and overall distribution of the U.S. population has changed over time.
Center of Population, 1790-2010
The mean center of population is the place where an imaginary, flat, weightless, and rigid map of the United States.
Physical to Political Geography
Early in the country’s history, descriptions of population distribution across the landscape were tied closely to physical features.
Differential City Growth Patterns
City growth can reflect increases in population, area, or both.
I-5 Population Density Profile
Of the major interstates in the country, I-5 passes through the second-largest population (behind only I-95 on the nation's east coast).
I-95 Population Density Profile, 2010
Running from Florida to Maine, I-95 passes through 15 states and several major cities.
Components of Metro Area Change
Population change can be attributed to several different processes: natural increase (births minus deaths), net domestic migration, and international migration.
U.S.Territory and Statehood Status
Historically, in the U.S. acquisition of new territory and conversion of that territory into organized states happened very quickly.
1-90 Population Density Profile 2010
Passing through some of the most sparsely populated territory in the country, I-90 connects Seattle, Chicago, Cleveland, Buffalo, and Boston.
Migration Between California & Other States
This graphic shows the 10 largest state-to-state migration flows in and out of California for the period 1955-1960 compared to that of 1995-2000.
Gaining and Losing Shares
This data visualization shows population distribution by region between 1790 and 2010.
Metro Area Density Moving Out From City Hall
This data visualization compares metro area population densities as measured in 1-mile distance bands radiating out from city hall.
Population Shift to the West and South
Each bar represents the percentage of the population living within 2 degrees of longitude.
America’s Changing Labor Force
This infographic focuses on the civilian labor force and what we can learn from the Equal Employment Opportunity tabulations over the past five decades.
America’s Foreign Born in the Last 50 Years
Today’s foreign-born population makes up about one in eight U.S. residents, mostly immigrants from Latin America and Asia who have settled in the West and South
An American Community
The ACS enables communities to appropriately fund school-lunch, place new hospitals, build businesses and take other actions that lead to healthy communities.
World War II: 70 Years On
To commemorate this milestone anniversary of the Victory in Europe and Victory Over Japan Day, the Census Bureau presents a wide range of statistics of WWII.
A Snapshot of Our Nation’s Veterans
Federal, state and community organizations use information about the veteran population from the ACS and the Economic Census to help serve their needs.
In this infographic, data taken from the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) help us understand child care usage among families.