Posts Tagged ‘population growth’

We’re No. 12! (In Population Growth)

It's the moment you've all been waiting for: the release of the U.S. Census Bureau's population estimates showing the fastest-growing cities in America. And the District of Columbia clocks in at...No. 12.
D.C. gained 13,303 residents between July 2011 and July 2012, bringing its total population to the oft-quoted 632,323. That puts the city's growth just [...]

Hold the Histrionics: D.C.’s Growth Is Actually Pretty Good

The hysterics that began with a January New York Times piece suggesting that D.C.'s boom was coming to an end with declining federal spending reached their logical extreme last week with a Washington Post story on the declining population growth in the region. "It is the twilight hour," the Post wrote, "of a remarkable phase in [...]