Dr. Lila Valencia

Senior Demographer, Texas Demographic Center

Dr. Lila Valencia is a senior demographer at the Texas Demographic Center. She oversees product development for the Center. She also serves as the lead liaison for Texas to the U.S. Census Bureau’s State Data Center Network. She has over 15 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. Her current work focus involves understanding and communicating demographic trends and processes in Texas. She has a diverse research background, including projects focused on migration, aging, energy consumption, transportation, and gender-based violence. Lila holds a Ph.D. in Applied Demography from the University of Texas at San Antonio, a Masters in Psychology from the College of William & Mary in Virginia, and Bachelors from the University of Texas at Austin.