The Population Association of America (PAA) is a nonprofit, scientific, professional organization established to promote and support high-quality population research. PAA members include demographers, sociologists, economists, public health professionals, and other individuals interested in research and education in the population field. PAA membership has grown to 3,000 reflecting professional interest in the population field.
Members receive Demography, the bi-monthly journal of the Association, and PAA Affairs, the quarterly on-line newsletter. PAA produces an annual meeting which is the premier conference for the population research community. The Government and Public Affairs program supports members' interest in the federal government. Members also have access to mentoring activities, networking opportunities, and other special programs.