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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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Education Tops Government Employment

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Tweet Written by: Lisa Blumerman, US Census Bureau According to statistics the U.S. Census Bureau released today, the 90,740 state and local governments across the country employed 16.6 million full-time equivalent workers in 2010. What jobs do these employees perform? … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 4th of July in Numbers

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Tweet On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. In July 1776, the estimated number of people living in the newly … Continue reading

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