PRB Region Feed: North America/Regions/NorthAmerica.aspxMinority SuburbanizationThe suburbs of America's cities are often seen as the bastions of white, middle-class families. But increasingly, America's suburbs reflect the growing diversity in the United States as a whole. 05/01/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/MinoritySuburbanization.aspxf11e3d5c-219f-4ebb-a26b-dca476d517e3Trends in Life Expectancy in the United States, Denmark, and the Netherlands: Rapid Increase, Stagnation, and ResumptionThis e-newsletter highlights key findings from a National Research Council expert panel that investigated the causes of stagnation in U.S. life expectancy at age 50 and above. 08/10/2011/Publications/Articles/2011/aging-trends.aspxf0b74d75-ed45-44d2-9f81-6a1c91666cbcRecreational Areas Among the Fastest Growing in the U.S.Places in the United States that offer leisure opportunities near lakes, mountains, valleys, and scenic landscapes are attracting large numbers of migrants. Population gains in such areas exceed the national average by more than 50 percent between 1990 and 2000 and growth is continuing.07/21/2003/Publications/Articles/2003/RecreationalAreasAmongtheFastestGrowingintheUS.aspxf0328294-050a-4f9b-b7b0-515def29b165West Virginia Leads Nation in Social Security RecipientsIn 2000, West Virginia had the highest percentage of its population receiving Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits.05/01/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/WestVirginiaLeadsNationinSocialSecurityRecipients.aspxebb559e2-73c9-4a2b-a821-43353dd6ae91Twenty-Somethings Move the MostMany of the events that cause a person to move happen during early adulthood. Between 1998 and 1999, close to a third of Americans ages 20 to 29 ("Generation X" or "Gen X") moved to a different residence.10/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/TwentySomethingsMovetheMost.aspxe910bf4f-a62b-4327-8ff8-504930099183PopWire: New U.S. State Population EstimatesThe Census Bureau released state population estimates for July 2006 that show a continuing loss of people from the Northeast and Midwest, and gains in the West and South. One symbol of that change: North Carolina has replaced New Jersey as the 10th largest state. 01/17/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/PopWireJan2007USStatePopulationEstimates.aspxe88e3d09-7460-4e93-8c58-f2bd4701dba4PopWire: New U.S. Census Bureau Data on Coastal Communities in Hurricane PathNearly 35 million people—12 percent of the nation's population—live in coastal communities from North Carolina to Texas that would be most threatened by an Atlantic hurricane, according to Census Bureau figures for July 1, 2006. 06/11/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/PopWireJune2007.aspxe86201f3-c64f-4237-8c70-579430d74f7dPoverty in the United States and Other Western CountriesCross-national poverty rates are challenging to calculate. The U.S. has the highest relative poverty rate among developed nations, according to a recent report. 05/10/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/PovertyintheUnitedStatesandOtherWesternCountries.aspxe5fc4400-2989-459d-a7fb-6986831cbeb0Age Structure Has Changed Differently Across Regions Between 1970 and 2014Today, the share of global population under age 20 has dropped to about 35 percent, the population between ages 20 and 64 represent 58 percent, and ages 65 and older represent 7 percent.10/16/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/wpds-2014-pyramids.aspxe1aa4c9e-9e98-421d-934c-0cbc30e2f6c7Marriage & MotherhoodResults from the Census 2000 Supplementary Survey show that close to 30 percent of women ages 15 to 50 who gave birth in 1999-2000 were unmarried.05/01/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/MarriageMotherhood.aspxde913413-ca93-461d-81bd-9fe7288f5b8a