Here's full video of the "You're Welcome, America: Texas in 2050" session from the 2015 Texas Tribune Festival. The session was presented by Steve Murdock, a former state demographer and a former director of the U.S. Census Bureau.
The share of Texans living in poverty continued to dip slightly in 2014, according to census figures released Thursday. But poverty is prevalent in many parts of the state. Take a closer look at poverty rates for several metro areas in the state.
Use this interactive, which contains the latest census figures, to compare the rates of uninsured Texans in each of the state's metropolitan statistical areas. You can also see the rate of Texans living below the poverty level in each of the statistical areas.
Texas continues to rank as the state with the highest rate of residents without health insurance, with 22.1 percent of the population lacking coverage, according to early U.S. Census Bureau figures released Tuesday.
As Texas’ rapid growth continues to be fueled by an increase in the Hispanic population, Hispanic and black Texans are likely to keep lagging socioeconomically behind whites, leading to a poorer and less competitive state, according to a new book.
In the same week that the U.S. Census Bureau released new data showing Texas again ranks highest for the rate of people without health insurance, Gov. Rick Perry quietly laid out his next efforts to derail Obamacare.
Use our interactive to see how Texas and its most populous areas compare on several U.S. Census metrics — from poverty levels to rates of the uninsured — according to the 2012 American Community Survey.
The state's growth spurt continues, and one way to see what's ahead is to look at the state's youth population. Use these maps to see the raw population growth and fastest rates of growth in two groups: Texans ages 4 and younger and Texans from ages 5 to 19.
Some of the state's most Republican counties are seeing sharp growth in the number of residents who are 65 and older, according to revised county population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Use this interactive to explore the numbers.