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New England immigrants and the labor market
New England?s population has avoided an overall decline thanks to the growing numbers of immigrants. New England Public Policy Center research shows immigrants are also filling many of the region?s labor needs.
Demographic trends in New England at mid-decade
Thanks to immigration and natural increase (more births than deaths), New England has compensated for some loss of population. Nevertheless, a net outflow is a concern to policymakers. The author helps them parse the data and think about implications.
Mapping New England: people living in lower-income areas, by county
Twenty-five percent of New England residents lived in low- and moderate-income areas in 2005?2009.
Youth flight: are housing costs the issue?
Young people are leaving New England. To combat the problem, the six states should not go it alone but should promote cooperation among governments, businesses, housing advocates, and educational institutions to devise regional strategies and solutions.
Mapping New England: high concentrations of Brazilians in southern New England
According to the U.S. Census, 23.2 percent of the more than 200,000 Brazilians living in the United States in 2000 made their home in New England.
Is New England experiencing a \"brain drain\"?: facts about demographic change and young professionals
Recent news articles and studies have generated concern among New England policy makers and others that the region?s supply of young, highly educated professionals is disappearing. The fear is that comparatively high housing and other costs may be driving away many within this highly mobile group. This paper explores trends in the stocks and flows of young professionals, defined as people 25 to 39 with at least a bachelor?s degree. The goal is to help policy makers better understand this important demographic story, giving them the facts about how various factors, including migration, are ...
New England migration trends
Recent studies and reports have called attention to the issue of population migration patterns in New England. To provide more targeted and regional data on this issue, NEPPC has developed a series of findings and maps that, for the first time, present a comprehensive, county-by-county portrait of New England population movements. The maps were constructed using data from the Internal Revenue Service, which annually tracks changes in the number of tax exemptions at the county level.
Mapping New England: the caregiver crunch
The numbers of people over 85 are growing faster than the numbers of typical caregivers (women aged 25 to 44) and may mean a shortage of caregivers in some regions.