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Changing Trends: Decline of Family Households in the United States, Yet Family-Exclusive Tracts Persist

Family households are becoming less common in the United States. In 1970, families made up 80.3 percent of all U.S. households. According to the American Community Survey, the figure had fallen to 65.1 percent of all U.S. households by 2021. A Social Explorer analysis, however, finds slightly more than 130 Census tracts – geographies that

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Census Tract Churn: Revealing Neighborhood Turnover Trends in the United States

Barely 0.2 percent of the 85,396 U.S. neighborhoods reporting that no one moved in 2021, according to a Social Explorer analysis of 2017-21 American Community Survey data. Nationwide, only 13.5 percent of residents older than 1 said they moved between 2020 and 2021. But some neighborhoods, which are defined as Census tracts by the federal

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Mapping America’s Love Affair with Cars: Projections for Car Ownership in U.S. Census Tracts by 2026

America’s love affair with cars will continue to be all over the map, according to a TractIQ analysis of projections by Easy Analytics Software Inc. The typical household in roughly 3 percent of U.S. Census tracts is expected to have three or more vehicles in their driveway by 2026. The most car-intensive neighborhoods are expected

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TractIQ Analysis Reveals Future Concentration of Poverty in Mid- to Large-Sized US Cities

The poorest areas in the U.S. typically have been considered to be in places like the Rio Grande Valley, Native American reservations on the Great Plains, and inner-city metropolises like New York and Boston. A TractIQ analysis of projections by Easy Analytics Software Inc. finds that the poorest neighborhoods in 2026 are likely to be

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Projected Majority of Graduate Degree Holders in 500+ U.S. Neighborhoods by 2026 Despite Soaring College Costs

Soaring college costs aren’t likely to make everyone give up on advanced degrees. A TractIQ analysis of projections by Easy Analytics Software Inc. finds adults with a graduate or professional degree will make up a majority of the population in more than 500 U.S. neighborhoods by 2026. The most educated neighborhood is expected to be

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Rockland County, NY Dominates Top 10 Neighborhoods with Largest Median Household Sizes in 2026

Four of the 10 U.S. neighborhoods expected to have the largest median household sizes by 2026 are in Rockland County, N.Y., according to a TractIQ analysis of projections by Easy Analytics Software Inc. The Census tracts are home to one of the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish communities in the United States. The U.S. neighborhood with

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TractIQ Analysis Predicts Fremont County, Idaho to Have Highest Concentration of Vacation Homes in 2026

When it comes to vacation homes, Americans are expected to continue recreating in diverse parts of the country, ranging from the Jersey Shore to the Rocky Mountains. The heaviest concentration of vacation homes in 2026 will be found in Fremont County, Idaho, according to a TractIQ analysis of Census tract projections compiled by Easy Analytics

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TractIQ Analysis Reveals Surprising Findings on America’s Aging Neighborhoods

If you were looking for a neighborhood with older residents, you’d probably think of a Florida location before anywhere else, and you might be right. Six of the 10 Census tracts with the oldest 2026 projected median age – but not all — are in the Sunshine State. A TractIQ analysis of data compiled by

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Analysis Reveals Census Tracts with Highest Homeownership Rates to Have Substantially Higher Median Incomes

This shouldn’t be any great surprise: Among Census tracts with more than 100 occupied housing units, the 10 with the greatest percentage of homeowners will report 2026 median household incomes that are substantially more than the national median, according to a TractIQ analysis of data compiled by Easy Analytics Software Inc. A Census tract often

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Population Density Soars: New York City Leads with 94 of the 100 Most Densely Populated Census Tracts by 2026

Think your neighborhood is becoming crowded? By 2026, 94 of the 100 most-densely populated Census tracts will be in New York City, according to a TractIQ analysis of data compiled by Easy Analytics Software Inc. A Census tract often approximates neighborhood boundaries and typically contains between 1,200 and 8,000 people. Despite New York City’s dense

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