Stories tagged: census
Mon., April 9, 2018, 4:14 p.m.
The U.S. Treasury Department has certified low-income census tracts as federal “Opportunity Zones” in the cites of Post Falls and Moscow, Idaho, and Benewah, Bonner, Boundary and Shoshone counties.
Sun., April 8, 2018
The inbox still gets clogged, but not quite as fast with the Legislature gone.
Tue., April 3, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
Seventeen states, the District of Columbia and six cities sued the U.S. government Tuesday, saying the addition of a citizenship question to the census form is unconstitutional.
Mon., April 2, 2018, 10:58 a.m.
Critics say asking census respondents if they are U.S. citizens will lead to inaccurate counts and a resulting in drop federal funding, while supporters say it’s the only surefire way …
Fri., March 30, 2018
The Trump administration is being sued over its plans to include a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census, which California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) says “is not just …
Tue., March 27, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
The 2020 U.S. Census will include a question about citizenship status, a move that brought swift condemnation from Democrats, who said it would intimidate immigrants and discourage them from participating.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018
It’s well past time to recognize that the four-decade experiment has failed and has put our nation on the road to becoming merely a collection of tribes rather than one …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
The Trump administration acknowledged Thursday that billions more dollars are “urgently needed” to ensure a fair and accurate count during the 2020 Census.
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
Both Idaho’s and Washington’s populations are aging faster than the nation’s as a whole, according to the latest census figures, and that has implications for the economy and the labor …
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Urban living often is portrayed as a young person’s game, but at 52, John Waite is a pretty typical downtown Spokane resident. Waite, the owner of Merlyn’s and Auntie’s Bookshop, …
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Spokane remains Washington’s second-largest city, according to Census population estimates released Thursday, but Tacoma is catching up quickly.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 12:19 p.m.
A new U.S. Census Bureau estimate says Bend’s population now tops 90,000.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas, according to …
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
For the first time in Canada’s history, there are more seniors than children.
Wed., March 29, 2017, 7 p.m.
The U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday that it mistakenly proposed counting LGBTQ Americans and has since “corrected” the proposal to remove the gender and sexuality category. Gay rights groups quickly …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
The last straw that convinced Chicago native Marissa Marshall it was time to move away was hearing dangerously close gunfire in the rough neighborhood where she found affordable housing.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 8:41 p.m.
Last year the United States had the lowest rate of population growth of any year since the Great Depression, according to Census figures released Tuesday.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 7:34 a.m.
Global technology giant IBM carried most of the blame for the crash of Australia’s online census three months ago and had compensated the government for the financial cost of the …
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 12:18 p.m.
The U.S. Census Bureau has canceled planned field operations tests next year on the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in the Dakotas due …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 8:34 a.m.
The incomes of typical Americans rose in 2015 by 5.2 percent, the first significant boost to middle-class pay since the end of the Great Recession, the Census Bureau reported on …
Thu., July 21, 2016, 10:46 p.m.
The proportion of Muslims in overwhelmingly Buddhist Myanmar has not increased in three decades, contrary to the fears of strident Buddhist nationalists.
UPDATED: Thu., April 9, 2015, 10:19 p.m.
SUITLAND, Md. — A fire official says a guard at the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters has been shot and critically wounded.
Sat., Dec. 20, 2014
Millennials! You’ve heard of them, right? Judging by the relentless media inquiry, you might suspect they are an alien race, landed from the future or outer space or Brooklyn, whom …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2012
Whites will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043 as the United States will for the first time become a majority of minority groups, the Census Bureau …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2012
BOISE – A new set of data from the Census Bureau shows it’s not necessarily true that every bump on every log in Idaho is incorporated, nor that because Idahoans …
Sun., July 15, 2012
LACROSSE, Wash. – Small towns in Eastern Washington were in the spotlight last year after U.S. Census Bureau figures confirmed the raw truth of what’s happening across much of rural …
Tue., Dec. 27, 2011
Starting this month, when residents of nine Spokane County precincts call their commissioner, they can call him Al. Not Todd or Mark.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2011, 1:29 p.m.
Many states that posted big population gains in the 2010 census are now seeing their decade-long growth fizzle, hurt by a prolonged economic slump that is stretching into larger portions …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2011, 8:09 a.m.
Americans are more likely than ever to reach age 90. First-ever census figures on the 90-plus population show it’s nearly tripled in size since 1980, to 1.9 million.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2011, 9:32 a.m.
The ranks of America’s poorest poor have climbed to a record high — 1 in 15 people — spread widely across metropolitan areas as the housing bust pushed many inner-city …