William H. Frey is a Ph.D. demographer and sociologist specializing in U.S. demographics.

This site provides links to publications, demographic issues, media stories, data tools and resources for teachers developed by projects with which Dr. Frey is associated.


Media Mentions


William H. Frey. This week’s election and last year’s midterms bear good news for Democrats in 2020, Brookings Institution, November 7, 2019 .
William H. Frey. US foreign-born gains are smallest in a decade, except in Trump states, Brookings Institution, October 2, 2019 .
William H. Frey. America wins as Trump abandons the citizenship question from the 2020 Census, Brookings Institution, July 12, 2019 .
William H. Frey. Trump puts the census citizenship question back in play, Brookings Institution, July 9, 2019 .
William Frey with Michel Martin. Demographer Unpacks Why Fewer Americans Are Moving, All Things Considered, November 23, 2019 .
William Frey. For the first time on record, fewer than 10% of Americans moved in a year, Brookings Institution, November 22, 2019 .
William H. Frey. Big city growth stalls further, as the suburbs make a comeback, Brookings Institution, May 24, 2019 .
William H. Frey. How migration of millennials and seniors has shifted since the Great Recession, Brookings Institution, January 31, 2019 .
William H. Frey. Early decade big city growth continues to fall off, census shows, Brookings Institution, May 29, 2018 .

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