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. Now, more than half of Americans are millennials or younger, Brookings Institution, July 30, 2020 .
William H. Frey and Others. A nation at a demographic crossroad: Rising diversity, youthful activism, and the 2020 election, Brookings Institution, July 23, 2020 .
William H. Frey. A roaring Sun Belt surge has inverted the demographics and politics of COVID-19, Brookings Institution, July 2, 2020 .
William H. Frey and Fred Dews. Tracking COVID-19’s spread into less urban, whiter, and more Trump-friendly places, Brookings Institution, June 12, 2020 .
William H. Frey. The nation’s racial justice protests are a pivotal moment for millennials and Gen Z, Brookings Institution, June 9, 2020 .
William H. Frey. American cities saw uneven growth last decade, new census data show, Brookings Institution, May 26, 2020 .
Catherine E. Shoichet and Athena Jones. Coronavirus is making some people rethink where they want to live, CNN, May 2, 2020 .
William H. Frey. Even before coronavirus, census shows U.S. cities’ growth was stagnating, Brookings Institution, April 6, 2020 .
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 .

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