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pdfMobility and Migration in Pennsylvania: 2008 and 2009 hide

Migration is a critical component in Pennsylvania’s population growth. This research brief explores the characteristics and trends in Pennsylvania migration.

published: 6/2/2010 | tags: American Community Survey Data , Estimates Data , Migration , Research Briefs

pdfU.S. Census Bureau Releases 2006 State-to-State Migration Flows for Pennsylvania: New York and New Jersey most closely tied to Pennsylvania hide

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released information on State-to-State Migrations for Pennsylvania from the 2006 American Community Survey. This data documents the migration patterns of residents in and out of Pennsylvania for 2005 to 2006.

published: 2/19/2008 | tags: Migration , Research Briefs

pdfPopulation Estimates Show Pennsylvania Continues Slow Growth; International Migration Most Significant Source of Change hide

International migration is the biggest source of population growth in Pennsylvania, according to 2007 national and state population estimates and estimated components of change released recently by the U.S. Census Bureau. Pennsylvania’s estimated population grew to 12,432,792 between July 1, 2006 and July 1, 2007, a growth rate of 0.2 percent. Pennsylvania ranked 24th in numeric change in population between 2006 and 2007 and 41st in percent change in population.

published: 1/4/2008 | tags: Estimates Data , Migration , Research Briefs

pdfPopulation Estimates Indicate Slow Growth Trends, Increased Migration to Pennsylvania hide

Today the Census Bureau released population estimates for 2005 that again show Pennsylvania’s population growing more slowly than the nation as a whole. As of July 1, 2005, Pennsylvania’s population was 12,429,616, up 35,145 (+0.3 percent) from 2004. California was the nation’s most populous state in 2005 (36,132,147), and Pennsylvania ranked 6th nationally behind Illinois (12,763,731). Since 2000, the commonwealth’s population has grown by 148,562, an average annual increase of 29,712. The nation as a whole grew by 5.3 percent during this period, but Pennsylvania’s population increased just 1.2 percent. In terms of numeric growth, the commonwealth ranked 20th among the states from 2004-2005, and 24th from 2000-2005. In population percent increase, Pennsylvania ranked 43rd and 46th nationally over the 2004-2005 and 2000-2005 periods.

published: 12/22/2005 | tags: Estimates Data , Migration , Research Briefs

pdfU.S. Census Bureau Releases County-to-County Migration Flows for Pennsylvania hide

The U.S. Census Bureau has released today, the County-to County Migration Flows for Pennsylvania. This data, collected from the long form questionnaire from Census 2000, documents migratory patterns from 1995 to 2000. This data shows that the number of people moving into Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2000 was 668,753 while the number of people moving out of the state was 800,049. In Pennsylvania, the 5-year net migration (in-migrants minus out-migrants) was –131,296. Pennsylvania lost 11.4 people per 1,000 residents from 1995 to 2000.

published: 8/11/2003 | tags: Migration , Research Briefs


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