The Institute promotes sound social policy and public debate on national priorities in four ways: gathering and analyzing data; conducting policy research; evaluating programs and services; and educating Americans on critical issues and trends. It also works abroad, providing technical expertise on reinvigorating communities and nurturing civil society.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.urban.org

Address:
Urban Institute, 500 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024, 202-833-7200

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1968
Age (years)
Urban Institute
 55
United States average
 40
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Sarah Rosen Wartell
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Staff size
2023
Urban Institute
 197
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2019
Urban Institute
 154
% Female staff
2019
Urban Institute
 58%
United States average
 46%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2023
Urban Institute
 38%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Urban Institute
 $107,701,014
United States average
 $20,888,106
Global average
 $57,395,241

Social

Likes (2023)
Urban Institute
 32,694
United States average
 67,517
Global average
 27,107
Likes (2022)
Urban Institute
 31,699
Likes (2021)
Urban Institute
 31,519
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Urban Institute
 113,500
United States average
 50,073
Global average
 20,011
Followers (2022)
Urban Institute
 114,651
Followers (2021)
Urban Institute
 111,294
Subscribers (2023)
Urban Institute
 4,040
United States average
 19,546
Global average
 6,278
Subscribers (2022)
Urban Institute
 3,400
Subscribers (2021)
Urban Institute
 2,720
Followers (2023)
Urban Institute
 6,131
United States average
 15,953
Global average
 10,621
Followers (2023)
Urban Institute
 74,930
United States average
 18,451
Global average
 12,056
Followers (2022)
Urban Institute
 60,216
Followers (2019)
Urban Institute
 30,258

Data notes

Last updated: 15/04/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation┬┤s website
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