On the margins of metro areas

This is the third in a series of blogs related to the 2019 demographic changes. The first dealt with changes in metro area median family incomes and the second dealt with tracts that flipped from low/mod to not low/mod, and vice-versa. As discussed, the 2019...

Important Takeaways From the 2018 HMDA Data Release

As we enter the fourth quarter of the year and businesses begin forming their strategies for 2020, they need the most up-to-date consumer data to inform their strategies and match their clients’ needs. For financial institutions, there is no better source than the...

Demographic alert: tract income changes for 2019

This is the second blog in a series about the the 2019 FFIEC census demographic file which was released on August 30, 2019.  Into that file FFIEC incorporated September 2018 Office of Management and Budget MSA/Metropolitan Division boundary definitions. As a result...
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