Drought Risk in the Capital District Once Again

Drought Risk in the Capital District Once Again The Capital Region, along with the northeast in general, is not accustomed to drought conditions. While much of the southeast and western United States have experienced deep, prolonged, drought in recent years, that is not the reality for the northeast. However, even the northeast is not immune […]

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Median Household Incomes Flat and Income Inequality Still Exists

Median Household Incomes Flat and Income Inequality Still Exists After adjusting for inflation, median household incomes have largely remained flat since 1990 and, in some instances, lower. Meanwhile, income inequality by race and ethnicity linger. Median Household Incomes in Constant Dollars Median household incomes in Albany, Rensselaer, and Schenectady counties have changed very little since […]

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Population Growth is Mixed for Capital Region

Population Growth is Mixed for Capital Region The 2016 population estimates are now available from CDRPC. These estimates help us gauge growth between Census’ for towns, cities, and villages. With six years of estimates available, we can reliably analyze trends since the 2010 Census. We can also compare the estimates to projections for 2020 and […]

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New from Capital District Data – Economic Impact of Regional Agriculture; Winter Storms Relieve Drought

New from Capital District Data – Economic Impact of Regional Agriculture; Winter Storms Relieve Drought The Spring 2017 issue of Capital District Data is now available from the Capital District Regional Planning Commission. This issue tackles topics related to the Regional economic impact of agriculture, and updates readers on drought conditions. Agriculture and its regional […]

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