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Potential privacy lapse found in Americans’ 2010 census data

A top Census Bureau official says an internal agency team found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed …


Judge bars citizenship question from 2020 census

A federal judge blocked the Trump administration Tuesday from asking about citizenship status on the 2020 census, the first major ruling in cases contending officials ramrodded the question through for …


Supreme Court shields Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross from answering questions on census

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Monday night shielded Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross from answering lawyers’ questions in a lawsuit challenging his decision to add a citizenship question to the …


Fastest-growing U.S. cities are in South; 4 of top 5 in Texas

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 …


Idaho’s senior population increases

Idaho’s population is aging faster than the nation’s, with people 65 and older increasing by 19 percent in the last four years, according to estimates recently released by the U.S. …


Oil industry fuels reversal in age trends

WASHINGTON – Want to reduce the effects of aging? Try oil. The United States’ population is still getting older, but that’s changing in the Great Plains because of the attraction …


Boomers drive change in age structure

Fueled by baby boomers, the nation’s 65-and-older population is projected to reach 83.7 million in 2050, which is almost double in size from the 2012 level of 43.1 million, according …


Minorities could be majority by 2043

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 …


Idaho education spending near last

BOISE – Idaho’s school spending per pupil ranks second-worst in the nation for a second straight year, according to the latest figures from the U.S. census, while Washington’s is 32nd, …


Idaho’s school spending again ranks 50th in nation

Idaho’s school spending per pupil ranks 50th in the nation for a second straight year, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Census, while Washington’s is 32nd, down from …


Census: Minorities now surpass whites in U.S. births

For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing. New …


Census shows 1 in 2 people are poor or low-income

Squeezed by rising living costs, a record number of Americans — nearly 1 in 2 — have fallen into poverty or are scraping by on earnings that classify them as …


Local Census data: Young adult numbers increase

The number of young adults living in the city of Spokane has topped 50,000, a number driven by growing universities, a cultural rebound and an affordable cost of living for …


Proposal increases county commission from 3 people to 5

Voters may get a chance to decide whether Spokane County needs more than three commissioners to run local government, the number it’s had since Washington became a U.S. territory in …


Census brings Idaho political power shift

Just three of Idaho’s 44 counties - Kootenai, Canyon and Ada - accounted for nearly two-thirds of the state’s population growth in the past decade, and that has big implications …


Census data: Youth reflect area’s racial, ethnic shift

A peek inside any classroom at Bemiss Elementary School is evidence of Spokane’s growing diversity among youth. Nearly 27 percent of the north-central school’s students are a member of a …


Census shows growing Latino population in Eastern Washington

When Ana Zaragoza Mandziara moved to the Spokane area last summer, her first impression of her new home was, “Where are all the Mexicans?” Latino population in Washington does not …


Growth in every district will redraw Wash. congressional map

All congressional districts in Washington have too many people – tens of thousands too many. And in central Washington’s 4th District and two districts in the fast-growing Interstate 5 corridor, …


Clark: Spokane bigger than Tacoma? Betting on it

I hope nobody minds, but I have put our Spokane pride on the line in a friendly cross-state wager with Peter Callaghan, a columnist with the Tacoma News Tribune. Our …


2010 census shows slowing U.S. growth

Republican-leaning states will gain at least a half dozen House seats thanks to the 2010 census, which found the nation’s population growing more slowly than in past decades but still …


Report shows local counties’ income and demographic numbers

Spokane County has a higher percentage of single men and single women. Kootenai County a higher percentage of married couples. Kootenai County residents are more likely to have been born …


Census finds record gap between rich and poor

The income gap between the richest and poorest Americans grew last year to its widest amount on record as young adults and children in particular struggled to stay afloat in …


Washington’s growth could bolster showing in House

Washington state could be in line for a new congressional district when the numbers from the 2010 census become final. A private organization that analyzes census, election and political data …


Spokane, Valley mayors’ census bet ends in tie

Let Spokane Valley Mayor Tom Towey’s recent bet on the census be a warning to finalize the fine details before agreeing to a wager with Spokane Mayor Mary Verner. Lest …


Congress moves to ban ‘census’ use

Congress is moving quickly to pass a new law to outlaw the use of “census” in mailings that are connected with money-raising schemes, not the official count of the U.S. …


Census sends show on road to encourage accurate count

Ryan Eaton visited the Coeur d’Alene Public Library on Tuesday afternoon during a school field trip to learn more about the 2010 U.S. census. The kindergartener said his family’s census …


Census: Working at home grew in first part of decade

Who gets to take conference calls in their pajamas? Data from the Census Bureau says Americans working from home are likeliest to be white, college-educated female professionals. They also tend …


Rural Idahoans staying put

BOISE – Rural Idaho residents have been staying put during the current recession, unlike during the previous recession, when they moved in large numbers to the state’s urban areas. “The …


Rural Idahoans staying put through recession

Rural Idaho residents have been staying put through the current recession, unlike the previous recession when they moved in large numbers to the state’s urban areas. “The length and depth …


Kootenai County among fastest growing

Kootenai County and Idaho’s 10 other designated urban areas grew nearly three times faster in 2006 than the rest of the nation’s urban areas, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates …