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Winegrad: Census data distortion leads to baby bust myth

November 29, 2021

The media have been awash in hand-wringing stories from reporters and columnists concerning 2020 census data showing a decline in the rate of population growth from 2010. A major newspaper editorial titled “A quickening U.S. baby bust” went so far as to opine that such “demographic stagnation” may lead to “diminished national stature.” The sky-is-falling nature of this coverage is faulty and unworthy of such distortions especially in the region in which we live.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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