Category Archives: demographics

Millennials Moving to Burbs Big Time

As this article from MSN News reports, they are as smart as their parents regarding where the best place to live is, and the best wheels to get to and fro. An excerpt. Millennials are finally starting their own baby … Continue reading

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Downtown Job Growth

An excellent article from City Lab about it with some resonance for Sacramento. An excerpt. For downtowns in major American cities, these are boom times. The urban centers of New York and Chicago boast record high employment. In San Francisco … Continue reading

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Suburbs Rule

This is a great article from New Geography showing how more people are moving to suburban areas—including Sacramento—than to urban ones. An excerpt. A review of the most recent US Census Bureau population estimates and components of population change indicates … Continue reading

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Sacramento, 18th Most Suburbanized City in America

Why we love living here, Sacramento’s population is over 98% suburban. This story from New Geography examines suburbanized cities, and Sacramento’s listing is found in the last graph of the story. An excerpt. Recently, The Wall Street Journal and Newsday, … Continue reading

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Happy 70th Birthday to a Great American Suburb

This story from the Wall Street Journal reminds us of the history. An excerpt. Today most American homes take four to six months to build, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This makes the following fact even more extraordinary: At … Continue reading

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War on Suburbia is Losing

The model used to hopefully replace the public majority’s love of suburban homes, is New Urbanism, but at this article from New Geography reveals, it is not too well-connected to the real world, so true of most of the hard-left … Continue reading

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Sacramento, a Destination City & The Parkway’s Skid Row

American River Parkway Preservation Society E-Letter #180, April 6, 2017 __________________________________ Sacramento, a Destination City & The Parkway’s Skid Row Over the years public leadership has spoken about making Sacramento a destination city, including our new mayor; but perhaps, given … Continue reading

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