Category Archives: Population

The Graying of American Households

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Tweet Written by: Jonathan Vespa and Jamie Lewis Thomas New statistics released today show that American households are increasingly older, with 39 percent headed by someone 45 to 64 years old. In addition, the percentage headed by someone at least … Continue reading

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Faster vs. Bigger: Size and Growth of the Foreign-Born from Asia and Latin America

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Tweet Rapid Growth Doesn’t Necessarily Trump a Big Population Base Written by: Elizabeth M. Grieco and Christine Gambino The foreign-born population from Asia increased over the last decade – from 8.2 million in 2000 to 11.6 million in 2011 – … Continue reading

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The Age and Disability Paradox

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Tweet Written by: Matthew Brault This week, the Census Bureau released the report “Americans with Disabilities: 2010,” which showed that 18.7 percent of the population has a disability. While this percentage remained unchanged from 2005 to 2010, the number of … Continue reading

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Lone Star State Continues Rapid Population Growth

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Tweet Written by: David Dixon Texas was one of the five fastest growing states between 2000 and 2010, growing at double the national rate (20.6 percent compared with 9.7 percent). That growth has continued into the start of this decade. … Continue reading

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Census Bureau Releases Demographic Estimates and Projections for Countries of the World

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Tweet Written by: Amin Vafa How large is the population of the world’s newest country? When will India overtake China as most populous country? Is the world growing younger or older? The latest update of the U.S. Census Bureau’s International … Continue reading

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