Housing in tech hubs is expensive. Just ask anyone in California. Home prices are in fact 82 percent higher in tech hubs than in other large metros, according to a report from Trulia. What is surprising, however, is that technology may not have contributed to that huge disparity, at least according to Trulia’s chief economist Jed Kolko, who sifted through Census data to make his arguments.
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The City of Grande Prairie has decided to move forward with a municipal census in spring of 2014.
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Americans’ household incomes still haven’t caught up to where they were before the recession, but they’ve stopped losing ground to inflation, the Census Bureau said Tuesday.
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A head count confirmed what was pretty much expected: Cochrane’s population is growing.
A municipal census conducted between Apr. 1 and May 5, puts the town’s population at 18,750, up 6.7 per cent from the 2011 federal census figures.
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Calgary is in the midst of its second-biggest population spike in two decades, according to the city’s latest census results.
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If you think of Fort Saskatchewan as a bedroom community, you might want to think again.
“The population has grown about 32% over the last nine years, with an average of about 4.8% per year,” said Terry Stacey, economic development director of the city. “The community is expanding, attracting new business, and allowing us to provide the type of amenities our residents are looking for.”
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New data outlined in the Strathcona County 2012 Municipal Census Report reveals that the municipality’s population is up by five per cent over the last three years.
Released on Wednesday, April 10, the 2012 census focused on county changes over the last three years, including population growth, as well as a breakdown for changes in Sherwood Park and rural areas of the county, such as farms, country residents and rural hamlets.
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The 2012 census results have been released and the findings were a breath of fresh air for those involved in the economic development of Fort Saskatchewan.
The census showed that an overwhelmingly large amount of the local population is choosing to stay put when looking for work.
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The Municipal District of Greenview is undertaking a census that will not only count the residents of the area, but those who come and go when the work is available.
The $30,000 census will ask questions not covered by the latest federal census and will include the shadow population.
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Whether it’s due to crime, a lack of jobs or Mother Nature, these cities lost residents faster than any others last year, according to the Census Bureau.
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