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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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What About the 90+?

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Tweet Written by: Wan He, Mark Muenchrath, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau Is your grandmother or great-grandmother 90 or older, widowed, living in a nursing home, and experiencing one or more disabilities? If so, she is not alone. In 2006-2008, there … 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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The World Population at 7 Billion

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Tweet Written by:  Daniel Goodkind, Population Division, US Census Bureau The world’s population will shortly reach 7 billion. The United Nations estimates the world will reach this milestone on October 31, 2011. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the world population … Continue reading

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