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How America’s Cities are Changing

… tools, data and insights into how America’s cities are changing, 2010-to 2017.  Of the nation’s 325.7 million people, an estimated 205.0 million (62.9%) live within an incorporated place as of July 1, 2017. Of approximately 19,500 incorporated places, about 76 percent had fewer than 5,000 people and nearly 50 percent had fewer than 1,000 people. Examine characteristics of individual city population trends and compare cities in states, regions and peer groups using the interactive table in this related section. See three related static tables below showing characteristics the 15 largest cities. Use the U.S. by cities shapefile with your GIS projects. See related GIS & mapping details. See more about the sources and uses of these data in this related section.

Mapping America’s 15 Largest Cities
The following view shows cities with 2017 population of 874,000 or more in blue. Labels show rank among all cities based on 2017 population. These 15 cities have a total 2017 population of 30.6 million of the 205 million total population in all U.S. cities (15%). Click graphic for larger view; expand window to full screen.
… click links in Table 3 below to view maps of these cities.

– View developed using the CV XE GIS software.

Patterns of City Percent Change in Population 2010-17
— Cities in the Los Angeles Area
The following view shows thematic patterns of population percent change, 2010-17 for cities in the Los Angeles, CA area. See color/interval assignment in legend. Click graphic for larger view; expand window to full screen. Larger view shows city names and 2017 population.

– View developed using the CV XE GIS software.
– Flexibly create your own views using the cities GIS project.
– Examine city population trends, patterns; zoom to desired areas; label as needed; integrate other data.

Tables Showing the Largest 15 cities
Data/characteristics shown in the following static tables may also be viewed in the interactive table above with more flexibility and details.

Table 1. 15 Cities With the Largest Numeric Increase, 7/1/16-7/1/17
.. cities with populations of 50,000 or more in 2016

Table 2. 15 Fastest-Growing Large Cities, 7/1/16-7/1/17
.. having populations of 50,000 or more in 2016

Table 3. 15 Most Populous Cities as of July 1, 2017
These 15 cities have a total 2017 population of 30.6 million of the 205 million total population in all U.S. cities (15%).

Mapping & GeoSpatial Analysis of the Largest 15 Cities
Click link in the list below to view map of city shown in the above table.
1 New York
2 Los Angeles
3 Chicago
4 Houston
5 Phoenix
6 Philadelphia
7 San Antonio
8 San Diego
9 Dallas
10 San Jose
11 Austin
12 Jacksonville
13 San Francisco
14 Columbus
15 Fort Worth

City/Place Demographics in Context & Related Data
• State & Regional Demographic-Economic Characteristics & Patterns
.. individual state sections with analytical tools & data access to block level
• Metropolitan Area Situation & Outlook
.. continuously updated characteristics, patterns & trends for each/all metros
• ACS 2016 5-year estimates
.. related City/Place Demographic-Economic Interactive Tables
.. General Demographics … Social … Economic … Housing Characteristics
• Corresponding U.S. by County 2010-2017 Estimates

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About the Author
Warren Glimpse is former senior Census Bureau statistician responsible for innovative data access and use operations. He is also the former associate director of the U.S. Office of Federal Statistical Policy and Standards for data access and use. He has more than 20 years of experience in the private sector developing data resources and tools for integration and analysis of geographic, demographic, economic and business data. Contact Warren. Join Warren on LinkedIn.

Atlanta Metro Demographic Outlook: 2015 to 2040

.. population projections to 2040 by age group: 25 year demographic outlook .. current demographic estimates are important as they tell us “where we are now” for a geographic area. Demographic projections tell us how the population size and composition might change in the future. Current (2015) demographic estimates and projections to 2040 are described in this section for the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA metropolitan statistical area (see about counties included). The 2015 population of 5,651,601 is projected to grow to 7,014,382 in 2040, an increase of 1,362,781 population (24.1 percent growth).

These data provide a picture of the future and how the population size and composition might change. Knowing about how the population size and composition might change is important to most all private and public sector planning needs. These data can help stakeholders gain insights into the size of the workforce 25 years ahead and population distribution by age. The projections help business assess where and how the demand/sales of their products and services might change. The projections provide a basis to set goals and targets for the future. See more about development of these projections in the related Web section.

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metro (MSA) Counties
The following map shows the metro with bold boundary. Counties are labeled with county name and state-county FIPS code. Click graphic for larger view.

— view developed with CV XE GIS software.

Atlanta Metro Population Projections to 2040 by Age
The following table shows 2015 population estimates and projections to 2040 by 5-year age group for the metro. These projections are based on more detailed demographic-economic projections developed by ProximityOne. Click graphic for larger view.

See more about these projections and terms of use.

Atlanta Metro Population Estimates; Components of Change
The following table shows historical Census Bureau-sourced population estimates and components of change for the metro. Census Bureau estimates are updated annually and lag one year behind the current year. The Census Bureau does not develop state, metro or county projections. Click graphic for larger view.

Atlanta Metro by County: Population Characteristics & Trends
Metropolitan areas are defined as one or more contiguous counties based on a set of demographic-economic criteria. Counties comprising the Atlanta metro are shown below. In the related Web table click county code link to view county components of change and estimates by age/race-origin, 2010-2014. Click graphic for larger view.

Atlanta Metro Patterns of Economic Prosperity by Neighborhood
The following map shows ACS 2013 estimates of median household income (MHI) by census tract. See the color/data legend at left of map. Census tracts average 4,000 population and sub-divide counties.

View developed with CV XE GIS software.   See this section to learn about making custom metro maps.

About the Projections and Terms of Use
Current estimates (as of 2015) and projections (to 2040) have been developed by ProximityOne. These data may be used for any purpose provided that ProximityOne is referenced as the source and no fee is charged for their use. These data have no guarantee nor warranty as to accuracy or any other feature. The user is solely responsible for any possible use.

“Demographic Outlook 2015-2040” sections will be presented for other metros in the near future.

About the Author
— Warren Glimpse is former senior Census Bureau statistician responsible for innovative data access and use operations. He is also the former associate director of the U.S. Office of Federal Statistical Policy and Standards for data access and use. He has more than 20 years of experience in the private sector developing data resources and tools for integration and analysis of geographic, demographic, economic and business data.