Rebecca Tippett is the director of Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill where she translates demographic and economic data into specific, usable information and knowledge to inform decision-making, evaluation, and policy.
Census 2020: Here’s what you need to know about North Carolina’s hard-to-count communities
When we talk about the importance of the U.S. census, we often talk about power and money. The decennial census...
myFutureNC blog series: North Carolina’s leaky education pipeline
Located within the Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill, Carolina Demography uses population-level data and other available research to provide context...
myFutureNC blog series: Population shifts: Obstacles and opportunities for attainment
Demographic changes in the composition of North Carolina’s child population will likely introduce new challenges to the myFutureNC Commission’s goal of increasing...
Younger North Carolinians increasingly diverse
If you took a snapshot of a typical North Carolina classroom 20 years ago, the racial and ethnic makeup would look...
Majority of North Carolina high school graduates will continue their education
Educational attainment is critical to future success. For individuals, “educational attainment is a powerful predictor of well-being.” Higher levels of...