|Source||U.S. Internal Revenue Service|
|File Size||666 MB (all years, all tables)|
|Dates Covered||1992-93 to 2007-08|
Record layouts and samples of this database
|Main documentation (readme.txt)||14.2 KB|
|Schema (migration.pdf)||164.3 KB|
|Sample Data, County inflows table (inflow0607.xls)||40.0 KB|
|Sample Data, County outflows table (outflow0607.xls)||40.0 KB|
|Record Layout, Full database (reclay9508.txt)||1.9 KB|
- Investigating Sprawl: Techniques and Revelations
This tipsheet contains information and links to helpful Web sites for journalists investigating sprawl.
- Once upon a byte
This tipsheet offers advice and information for journalists reporting on community development and population.
- Investigating Sprawl: Techniques and revelations
This handout provides information and a list of data sets to help reporters examine how sprawl has affected a certain area.
- Migration Swings
The Census 2000 Supplementary Survey shows trends in migration by immigrants and domestic migrants (newcomers from other parts of the US). Regions not attracting either group have often experienced a prolonged economic decline or lack natural or cultural amenities that many migrants seek. California has the largest number of foreign-born residents, while Western and Southeastern states tend to attract many domestic migrants. States in the Midwest, Northeast and parts of the South have few migrants and tend to have older, less diverse populations.
- Minorities on the Move, Often Unpredictably
This article uses mapping software and census data to show new patterns in the movement of minority groups. A county by county analysis shows what motivates certain groups to move to certain places.
- Where we’re going
The Syracuse Newspapers devoted five years to this eight-part series examining the migration trend out of Syracuse to other parts of the country in search of better employment opportunities. The series takes an in-depth look at the impact of the economic recovery of the early 1990’s and the resulting population shift across the country.
- Boom on the beach
This USA Today series analyzes the economic growth and development along East and Gulf Coasts and draws the conclusion that “41 million people – more than one in seven Americans – live in a county on the Atlantic Ocean or the Gulf of Mexico.” The analysis of population and demographic trends, and building permits, finds that “coastal counties are growing significantly faster than the rest of the country in population, employment and gross domestic product.” The boom among 100 coastal counties is illustrated with maps, graphics and tables. The series reveals that in spite of multiple natural threats – like long-term hurricane risk, rising sea level, fragile sands and erosion – “growth pressure keeps building” and “all levels of government foster this amenity-driven, middle-class lifestyle…”
- A buffalo Stampede: Upstate N.Y. Leads Charge to Charlotte Region, Analysis Finds
Studying migration data from the IRS, The Charlotte Observer found that migration to the region was being led by upstate New Yorkers.