Category Archives: Population

First Population Estimates Since 2010 Census are Released

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Tweet Written by: Alexa Jones-Puthoff It probably seems like just yesterday that you filled out and mailed back your 2010 Census form. But it has already been well over a year, and in that time, our society has hardly remained … Continue reading

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Majority of the Black Population Lived in the South

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Tweet Written by: Sonya Rastogi, Tallese D. Johnson, Elizabeth M. Hoeffel and Malcolm P. Drewery, Jr. The Black population was highly concentrated in counties in the South.  In 106 counties, the Black alone-or-in-combination population represented 50 percent or more of … Continue reading

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2010 Census Shows the White Population Has Become More Diverse

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Tweet Written by: Lindsay Hixson, Bradford B. Hepler and Myoung Ouk Kim The largest race group in the United States – the White population – has become more diverse over the past decade as evidenced by the growth of Hispanics … Continue reading

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A Nation Still on the Move But Less Transient Than Before

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Tweet Written by: Alison Fields Although many of us still move over the course of a year, we are now less likely to do so. The percentage of people who changed residences in the last year ─ between 2010 and … Continue reading

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Older Women Less Likely to Live Alone Now Than A Generation Ago

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Tweet Written By: Rose Kreider, U.S. Census Bureau   In general, the percent of all households that contain just one person has risen over the last half of the 20th century and into the 21st century. In 1960, 13 percent … Continue reading

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