Category Archives: demographics

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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California Discourages Building New Housing

Which is the only conclusion you can reach reading this story from City Journal about the mass of regulations housing developers face in California. An excerpt. Stories about the desperate living arrangements of highly compensated California tech workers sound like … Continue reading

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Tech Centers

Sacramento is one, ranked 27th of 53, as this story in New Geography notes. An excerpt. A growing tech industry is often considered the ultimate sign of a healthy local economy. By that measure, the Bay Area still stands at … Continue reading

Posted in demographics, Economy, Technology