People and Households
We study and report on demographic trends in the district, the financial health of residents, and topics that affect the economic well-being of households and communities.
As a followup to our District Data Brief on the pandemic's effect on urban migration, select tables and figures have been updated with more recent data. Read More
Inflation Adds Burden and Tight Job Market Presents Challenges: Findings from the 2022 Community Issues Survey
Wages may be up, but so is the cost of housing and necessary goods. Also, nonprofits struggle to keep the staff who serve those in need. Read the report.
Since our July report, eviction policies related to COVID-19 continue to evolve. Our updates capture weekly eviction filing counts for 63 jurisdictions across the United States—that’s approximately 13 percent of renter households in the country. Read More
Despite expectations that supply chain challenges would have subsided, disruptions continue. In response, some firms are making changes to the way that they manage their supply chains, and these changes are expected to be long-lasting. Read More
We know that the COVID-19 deaths were disproportionate across age groups. And some research has suggested the virus affects individuals differently, inviting comparisons across other demographic groups. Our researchers argue that failing to adjust for age among such comparisons may lead to incorrect conclusions. Read More