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A Demographic Look at the Near Future

Looking at information gathered from the recent census together with other Census Bureau surveys, estimates and projections illuminates demographic trends that affect the nation's economy and welfare in the near future. Important issues include population growth, the aging of the baby boomers, racial and ethnic diversity, immigration, language diversity, living arrangements, trends in household economics, and the status of women.

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For more information, contact Stephanie Shaw at 301-975-2667.

Colloquia are videotaped and available in the NIST Research Library.

Howard Hogan
Chief Demographer
U.S.Census Bureau

Created January 31, 2012, Updated January 5, 2017