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.
PRC in the News
- Oregon’s Preliminary Population Estimates Indicate an Increase of 43,500 during the Past Year
Press release for 2014 Population Estimates, November 18, 2014
- Coverage of preliminary estimates: KTVZ (Bend), Eugene Register-Guard,
Salem Statesman Journal, Oregonian, Portland Tribune (Gresham edition), Portland Tribune (Clackamas Co. edition), GoLocalPDX, Lebanon Express, Eugene Register-Guard (editorial), Bend Bulletin, Medford Mail Tribune, Hillsboro Tribune
- How to Make a Better Map—Using Neuroscience
The Atlantic Citylab blog, November 24, 2014
- Cost of Housing Drives Immigrants to Portland Suburbs
GoLocalPDX, October 31, 2014
- Beaverton's diversity: 5 things to know about neighborhoods
The Oregonian, October 24, 2014
- How Beaverton is capitalizing on its diversity, inside and out
The Oregonian, October 21, 2014
- Portland Public Schools enrollment up 1.3 percent as fewer parents leave district when kids reach school age
The Oregonian, October 20, 2014
- Portland: Hardly 'A Retirement Community for the Young'
The Atlantic Citylab blg, September 17, 2014
- Will Portland Always Be a Retirement Community for the Young?
The New York Times Magazine, September 16, 2014