Population Research Center
The Population Research Center (PRC) is an interdisciplinary public service, research, and training unit for population-related data and research for the State of Oregon. The mission of PRC is to provide population data, information, and research analysis for Oregon and its communities. Center staff engage in a variety of demographic activities, including the Oregon State Data Center, the Oregon Population Estimates Program, and a variety of commissioned population projects. PRC staff also teach in the Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, supporting a graduate concentration in applied demography and a graduate certificate program in applied demography.
New at PRC:
How we grow: see the new annual population tables for 2012!
“Is Portland really where young people go to retire?"--Richard Florida, The Atlantic Cities, Sept. 25, 2012 (read more here)
A blog post about recent studies by Jason Jurjevich & Greg Schrock, addressing the influx of young and educated people to the Portland metro region. The papers are available at the Metropolitan Knowledge Network.
From the Population Estimates Program:
Click here for information about how the Center uses GIS in demographic studies
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