Stories tagged: census data
Thu., May 18, 2017, 12:08 p.m.
1 in 6 newlyweds’ spouse is of different race or ethnicity
More and more Americans are marrying people of different races and ethnicities, reaching at least 1 in 6 newlyweds in 2015, the highest proportion in American history, a new study …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 10:13 p.m.
As newcomers flock to Washington, native residents move away
According to U.S. Census Bureau data, last year was the first time in at least a decade when the number of native-born Washington residents in King County declined, the Seattle …
Tue., June 14, 2016, 12:31 p.m.
Spokane - near nature, near normal, according to the Washington Post
Spokane rates high in a study that lists the nation’s most normal metropolitan areas.
Wed., May 8, 2013, 2:07 p.m.
A census first: Black voter turnout passes whites
WASHINGTON — New census data show that America’s blacks voted in 2012 at higher rates than whites, in a historic first. Despite increasing population, the number of white voters declined …
Fri., May 29, 2009
Multiracial people fastest-growing group in U.S.
WASHINGTON – Multiracial Americans have become the fastest-growing demographic group, wielding an impact on minority growth that challenges traditional notions of race. The number of multiracial people rose 3.4 percent …
Tue., Dec. 9, 2008, 5:52 p.m.
Census: More divorcees, bigger homes in Spokane Co.
Compared with the rest of the country, more Spokane County residents live alone and more are divorced. Those are some characteristics gleaned from the newest batch of Census figures released …