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  • n. a person who studies demography

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is versed in demography.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a scientist who studies the growth and density of populations and their vital statistics


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  • According to most mainstream authors, such as demographer

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  • “Class segregation and the spatial concentration of poverty at historically high levels,” concluded demographer Douglas Massey and his colleagues, “when juxtaposed with the growing concentration of affluence at all geographic levels, portends a divided society that runs counter to the egalitarian ideology of the United States and its historical commitment to equality.”

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  • This quantifies a lot of stuff people have been speculating, says William Frey, a Brookings Institution demographer who reviewed the data.

    Survey: Moving common in post-Katrina New Orleans

  • "A greater Hispanic presence is now evident in all parts of the country in large and small metropolitan areas, in the Snowbelt and in the Sunbelt," said William H. Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution, who analyzed the census data.

    Census: Hispanics surpass blacks in most U.S. metros

  • "When you see a place like Las Vegas, Phoenix or Orlando you're talking about what happened earlier in the decade so it's not necessarily a yardstick of what's going to happen over the next two or three years," said William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution in Washington.

    Population Shift Swells Southern and Western Cities

  • "It seems to us that Napa has a lot of work for unauthorized immigrants—both agriculture and hospitality-related," said Laura Hill, a demographer at the institute.

    Vital Signs

  • "You should not put rose-colored glasses on," says William Frey, demographer at the Brookings Institution.

    More move, but not long distance

  • While the recession probably played an important role in fewer babies, another factor may be the net decline in recent years in immigration to the United States, said Mark Mather, demographer with the Population Reference Bureau.

    Baby bust? U.S. births fell 2% in '08 recession

  • "We're still showing strong population growth in spite of the fact that Texas entered the recession in late 2008," says Texas state demographer Karl Eschbach.

    Census reports slow growth in states

  • They're just not moving, says Kenneth Johnson, a demographer at the University of New Hampshire's Carsey Institute, which studies families.

    Census reports slow growth in states


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