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
56 
United States average
 41
Global average
 32
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%

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Urban Institute
 $107,701,014
United States average
 $20,875,302
Global average
 $57,395,241

Social

Likes (2023)
Urban Institute
 32,694
United States average
 67,586
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Urban Institute
 31,699
Likes (2021)
Urban Institute
 31,519
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Urban Institute
 113,500
United States average
 38,524
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Urban Institute
 114,651
Followers (2021)
Urban Institute
 111,294
Subscribers (2023)
Urban Institute
 4,040
United States average
 19,521
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Urban Institute
 3,400
Subscribers (2021)
Urban Institute
 2,720
Followers (2023)
Urban Institute
 6,131
United States average
 15,945
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2023)
Urban Institute
 74,930
United States average
 18,650
Global average
 12,007
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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