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First Population Estimates Since 2010 Census are Released

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 static. … Continue reading

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Majority of the Black Population Lived in the South

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 the … Continue reading

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2010 Census Shows the White Population Has Become More Diverse

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 identifying … Continue reading

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What About the 90+?

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 were … Continue reading

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

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 of … Continue reading

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