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Based upon its demographics and the traffic patterns, the neighborhood should support another fast-food restaurant.
  characteristics of a human populations; e.g., population density and income distribution
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demographic demographics demographically
Demographics are typically used to make sales and marketing plans for a product, service, or a political candidate.
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  • Based upon its demographics and the traffic patterns, the neighborhood should support another fast-food restaurant.
  • The demographics of the United States show that the number of Hispanics is growing, especially in the South.
  • District demographics indicate it will be a tight race if both parties put forth moderate candidates.
  • Based on its demographics, the city shouldn’t have that many instances of the disease.

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  • You’re missing a whole demographic of Katherines by not chasing the over-eighty market."
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • She helped a sustain-ably sourced furniture wholesaler in North Carolina, Design for Life, and after answering their query, they wanted her to fill out a customer survey, which was especially important given her age and income bracket—they needed more information about the preferences of customers in her demographic.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • I had tried to pull some big ideas from Managing in the Next Society into my argument about knowledge-based economies, globalization, and the ways in which demographics change society.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • When African Americans began to exercise their right to vote in the 1970s, there was deep concern among some prosecutors and judges about how the racial demographics in some counties would complicate their reelections.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • I did business plans and demographic and marketing studies.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • The changing demographics of the city posed a challenge for school administrators.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts

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  • We were perfecting techniques in hydrology, learning tide levels and demographics of the ocean floor.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • THE CHANGE IN Clarkston was an accelerated version of demographic changes taking place all across America because of immigration and refugee resettlement.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Each of the three powers which now divide the world is in fact unconquerable, and could only become conquerable through slow demographic changes which a government with wide powers can easily avert.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Those murders were concentrated in a handful of neighborhoods, and the victims were concentrated in a single demographic-young black men.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Christer spent a week doing spot checks on what sort of demographic is showing up.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Because of the demographic distribution of its infection history, AIDS adds another property to its literary usage: the political angle.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Then, the following year, we came across an obscure but meticulous demographic study that outlined a human rights violation that had claimed tens of thousands more lives.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • So I will get big radio traffic When you look at demographic Sushi K research statistic Make big future look ballistic Speed of Sushi K growth stock Put U.S. rappers into shock
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • The same demographic groups widely employed at fast food restaurants — the young and the poor — are also responsible for much of the nation’s violent crime.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • In the actual voice chosen, the frequency range and the pitch were a little higher than one would expect from a pilot, and in fact it’s higher-pitched than the average demographic of the BMW user, so that the owner could still feel highly masculine and in control.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • The 1997 National Research Council study cited is entitled "The New Americans: Economic, Demographic, and Fiscal Effects of Immigration."
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • To have been born before 1911 is to have been demographically unlucky.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • We’ve drawn social security numbers at random within that demographic."
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • The final pair of crime-drop explanations concern two demographic trends.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • Children’s clubs have for years been considered an effective means of targeting ads and collecting demographic information; the clubs appeal to a child’s fundamental need for status and belonging.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • And their success led many others to aim marketing efforts at kids, turning America’s youngest consumers into a demographic group that is now avidly studied, analyzed, and targeted by the world’s largest corporations. waft and ray
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • * Lesson N u m b e r Two: Demographic L u c k 5.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • The basic formula was to ease repression, educate girls as well as boys, give the girls the freedom to move to the cities and take factory jobs, and then benefit from a demographic dividend as they delayed marriage and reduced childbearing.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • This same demographic logic applies to Jewish lawyers in New York like Maurice Janklow.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • McDonald’s later developed a computer software program called Quintillion that automated its site-selection process, combining satellite imagery with detailed maps, demographic information, CAD drawings, and sales information from existing stores.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • The decade of the 1930s is what is called a "demographic trough."
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Mort Janklow went to Columbia University Law School, because demographic trough babies have their pick of selective schools.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • This person will have been born in a demographic trough, so as to have had the best of New York’s public schools and the easiest time in the job market.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • (Longtime Clarkston residents now know to avoid Indian Creek Drive on Friday afternoons because of the traffic jam caused by Friday prayers.) As newcomers arrived, many older white residents simply left, and the demographic change was reflected in nearly all of Clarkston’s institutions.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • And of course they were: they had to feed the needs of the big generation just ahead of those born in the demographic trough of the 1930s, and the big generation of baby boomers coming up behind them.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Getting Over It While the city government of Clarkston—and Swaney in particular—struggled to deal with radical demographic change, a handful of institutions in town had stared change in the face and found ways to embrace it.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Going into any prison is deeply confusing if you know anything about the racial demographics of America.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Criminologists like Wilson and James Alan Fox had badly misread the demographic data.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • There was another demographic change, however, unforeseen and long-gestating, that did drastically reduce crime in the 1990s.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • They persist, generation after generation, virtually intact, even as the economic and social and demographic conditions that spawned them have vanished, and they play such a role in directing attitudes and behavior that we cannot make sense of our world without them.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Demographic change is too slow and subtle a process—you don’t graduate from teenage hoodlum to senior citizen in just a few years—to even begin to explain the suddenness of the crime decline.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • As upper-middleclass and well-educated people increasingly reject fast food, the industry has responded much like the tobacco industry once did when that demographic group decided to quit smoking.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • ) The data also included some information about each teacher and demographic information for every student, as well as his or her past and future test scores—which would prove a key element in detecting the teacher cheating.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • They cited employee demographics in the lawsuit.
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