The center of population shows where Americans are moving and migrating. As people move, the center of population shifts, James Hughes professor at Rutgers Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, which is neighboring New Brunswick. Hughes added that he’s not...
New Jersey State Policy Lab: Pandemic’s Impact on Women in NJ: Domestic Violence, Access to Healthcare and Housing
The Center for Women and Work suggests the state improve resources for those at risk of domestic violence and recommends further housing protections as the pandemic lingers on.
New Jersey State Policy Lab: Population Density and NJs Two Largest Racial/Ethnic Minority Groups in 2020
This brief focuses on the density of population by county and municipality, as well as on changes in racial/ethnic minority populations.
New Jersey State Policy Lab: Adjustments to Municipal and County Population Counts in New Jersey for 2020
According to the latest Census count, NJ’s population peaked above 9 million for the first time in 2020. Census estimates were off by a whopping 4.3 percent.
For many years, New Jersey has lost population via net in- and out-migration. From 2011 through 2019, this has resulted in the state hemorrhaging a total of more than $23.6 billion in net adjusted gross income.
Sussex County remains on pace to lose population between 10-year U.S. censuses for the first time in a century. The Census Bureau's annual population estimates, released Thursday, showed the county's population decreasing from 145,004 in 2014 to 143,673 in 2015. It...
A decades-long population shift from northeastern New Jersey to other parts of the state has come to an abrupt halt, with Bergen and Hudson counties leading a new growth trend that has potentially broad financial, political and social implications. The New Jersey...
"The areas closest to New York City are growing," James W. Hughes, an economist and dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. MyCentralJersey.com, June 8
It's an issue the county took on when it commissioned a report by the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, presented early last ... NJ.com, May 28
"This is really what we'd call a demographic long wave," said James Hughes, dean of the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. It's been going on for a long time and it will continue to go on. The result is a sustained increase in...