Migration Trends

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Trends in Educational Attainment: Some College, No Degree

In our blog series on factors influencing enrollment in higher education, we now turn our lens to the current status of educational attainment in Texas and the United States. We will use data from the American Community Survey (ACS) that provides educational attainment estimates for adults (ages 25 and older) by seven categories ranging from…


County Migration in Texas

In our previous blog post, we looked at state-to-state migration trends, digging into the American Community Survey (ACS) migration flows data to look at in-migration, out-migration, and net migration trends across American states. We found that Texas had the second-highest net increase in the 2020 data with almost 98,000 new residents, only trailing the state of Florida’s 170K…


State-to-State Migration Trends in the United States

Migration Trends Across the USA Throughout this series on factors related to higher education enrollment, we have looked at data pertaining to the “birth dearth” in the US and population changes based on age, race and ethnicity. Another key element to understanding the future of enrollment in colleges and universities is movement of individuals between…