Characteristics of the U.S. Population by Generational Status: 2013: Current Population Survey Reports
United States Census Bureau, November 2016, 44 pp.
A national look at demographic characteristics, educational attainment, employment, poverty status, homeownership, voting, and other indicators by generation: first generation or foreign born, second generation (at least one foreign-born parent), and third and higher generation (both parents are native born). more info >
Speaking for Ourselves: A Study with Immigrant and Refugee Communities in the Twin Cities
Wilder Research, April 2016, 383 pp.
The Speaking for Ourselves survey asked immigrants and refugees living in the Twin Cities about their perceptions and experiences related to education, transportation, housing, public health, safety, employment, finances, community and social engagement, and the immigrant experience. more info >
A Rising Share of the U.S. Black Population is Foreign Born: 9 Percent are Immigrants; and While Most Are from the Caribbean, Africans Drive Recent Growth
Pew Research Center, April 2015, 31 pp.
This report explores the demographic, economic, and geographic characteristics, as well as population trends,of the black foreign-born population in the United States. more info >
Steady Growth and Big Changes Ahead: The Regional Forecast to 2040
Metropolitan Council, April 2015, 6 pp.
This brief highlights the economic and demographic forecast for the Twin Cities region, noting that by 2040, the region will experience more racially and ethnically diverse population growth, changing housing needs and preferences of older adults, and an increase in economic activity. more info >
Second-generation Americans: A Portrait of the Adult Children of Immigrants
Pew Research Center, February 2013, 130 pp.
This report finds that second-generation Americans—the 20 million adult U.S.-born children of immigrants—are substantially better off than immigrants themselves on key measures of socioeconomic attainment, They have higher incomes; more are college graduates and homeowners; and fewer live in poverty. more info >
A Community of Contrasts: Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the Midwest, 2012
Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, December 2012, 90 pp.
Profile of Asian Americans in the Midwest, including the Twin Cities area. more info >
Policy Brief on Housing and Homeownership for Asian Pacific Minnesotans
Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans, April 2012, 6 pp.
Housing data for Asian groups in Minnesota, including homeownership, household size, living in overcrowded housing, home values, and percentage of income spent on housing. more info >
State of the Asian Pacific Minnesotans: 2010 Census and 2008-2010 American Community Survey Report
Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans, April 2012, 36 pp.
Demographic data on Asian Pacific Minnesotans. Includes data on state and county numbers by ethnic group, homeownership, educational attainment, unemployment, income and poverty, and health insurance. more info >
The unraveling of the American dream: Foreclosures in the immigrant community of Minneapolis
Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, March 2009, 18 pp.
Provides information on the disproportionate representation of minority households among households experiencing foreclosures. The report presents the race and nativity status of households that experienced a foreclosure in the City of Minneapolis during fiscal years 2006 and 2007. The report also presents service and policy recommendations. more info >