Blog 04/18/2019

New Population Estimates Show Promise

Recently released population estimates show signs that Wisconsin’s migration challenge might be turning. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated that 7,040 more people moved to the state in 2018 than left it. This comes on the heels of a positive net in-migration of 4,165 in 2017. While the numbers seem small for a state with more than 5.7 million residents, they…

Blog 02/13/2019

Welcome to Forward Analytics

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines forward as “of, relating to, or getting ready for the future,” and analytics as “the method of logical analysis.” Thus, we can infer that forward analytics means “getting ready for the future using logical analysis.” But Forward Analytics, the new research arm of the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA), aims to be much more than that. On…