Lloyd Potter
Texas State Demographer

Texas Demographic Conference

May 29-30, 2024 | Austin, TX

Barbara Jordan State Office Building, 1601 Congress Ave.

TDC Staff

Thank you for being a part of the 2024 Texas Demographic Conference.

For those unable to attend or looking to revisit the content, please use the buttons below to access most of the conference presentations, watch the livestream sessions on our YouTube channel, and find more details about the sessions and speakers in our digital agenda.

We are truly grateful for your presence and hope you found the content informative and the networking fruitful. We are delighted to share that we had a remarkable turnout, with over 200 individuals registering for the in-person conference. Our panel of esteemed speakers provided valuable insights into the ongoing dynamic population changes in our state.

A special appreciation goes to David Troutman, who talked about the Texas Talent Trajectory (T3) tool which highlights Texas students’ educational pathways and trends in enrollments. The U.S. Census Bureau's ACS on the Road event covered various topics on the American Community Survey (ACS) and how organizations use ACS for policies, housing, and economic development.

Alongside Dr. Potter's insightful State of the State presentation on Texas demographic trends, we were privileged to have presentations from other Texas-based organizations. The Texas Broadband Developing Office shared information on the digital divide and how they are addressing it, the Texas Census Institute discussed the 2020 Census Undercount, and the Healthy Futures of Texas shed light on fertility trends in Texas in recent years.

You can explore more details about our sessions and speakers in our digital agenda. For those who couldn't attend or wish to revisit the content, we are pleased to announce that most of the conference presentations> are now available on our website and the livestream sessions are available on our YouTube.

We hope that you found the program informative and engaging. We eagerly anticipate your participation in next year's conference. As we secure a date and location for our 2025 event, we will update this conference page accordingly. We look forward to seeing you next year!

Collage of TDC Conference sessions

About our conference

The Texas Demographic Conference is an annual meeting providing updates of demographic and socioeconomic data available for Texas Demographers, Economists, Planners, Marketers, State and Local Governments, Diverse Businesses, Media, Consultants, and Data Center Affiliate Agencies. Join us if you are interested in keeping appraised of current demographic and socioeconomic data for the state of Texas.


  • Subject matter experts from the U.S. Census Bureau provide information concerning ongoing census activities, training in data access and use, a review of data released since our last meeting, and new data products to be available in the next year.
  • The State Demographer provides an update on demographic changes in the state and discusses new data and analysis available from the Texas Demographic Center.
  • Presentations by other state agencies, researchers, and professionals regarding how Texas’ changing demographics affect state services.
  • Discussions and Networking - create contacts with other professionals in Texas that use census data for their planning and policy development.