Sunday, September 15, 2019

Tag: demographics

RentCafe sees boom in older renters

A new report from RentCafe looks at the changing demographics of the renting population in the United States. It concludes that renters over the...

When no one retires

Before our eyes, the world is undergoing a massive demographic transformation. In many countries, the population is getting old. Very old. Globally, the number...

Social media 2018

A new Pew Research Center survey of U.S. adults finds that the social media landscape in early 2018 is defined by a mix of...

Why do people choose part-time jobs?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) just released a report examining the reasons people choose part-time jobs. “Part-time jobs” are defined in the report...

Walking tall

Of course, there are some obligatory qualifiers for that optimism. Most economists continue to project sustained moderate growth; but if a national recession takes...

Honey, we shrunk the future

Instead of those conditions adding up to more babies, as they traditionally have, the U.S. birth rate dropped—and it’s not clear whether women today...

Demographics love multifamily

While these statistics tend to move hand in hand, sometimes patterns emerge that show a chasm in these numbers, and demographers are keen to...

Something for everyone

Demographic shifts—the impact of retiring baby boomers and the rise of the Millennial generation—will likely have the most significant impact on real estate near-...

The importance of words

Fully 66 percent of Americans have an unfavorable opinion of an economy managed by the government while 58 percent have a negative view of...

The next bubble?

Apartment sales volumes are back to peak levels. Prices have jumped to all-time highs. Cap rates have dropped to long-time lows. And with demand...

The next question facing cities: Will Millennials stay?

Mostly these are the Millennials—adults roughly 20 to 34-years-old, also known as Generation Y or the Echo Boom—who have delayed childbearing, marriage, and even...

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