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Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

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.


U.S. population growth is lower than at any time since the Great Depression

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.


Australia says IBM settles over online census failure

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 …


Census Bureau calls off 2017 test on Colville, Standing Rock reservations

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 …


Middle class incomes had their fastest growth on record last year

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 …


Census shows proportion of Myanmar Muslims unchanged

The proportion of Muslims in overwhelmingly Buddhist Myanmar has not increased in three decades, contrary to the fears of strident Buddhist nationalists.


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Man shoots and kills Census Bureau guard, injures DC police officer

SUITLAND, Md. — A fire official says a guard at the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters has been shot and critically wounded.


Shawn Vestal: Census shows millennials are better educated, lower paid

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 …


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 …


Eye on Boise: Idaho near middle in government units

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 …


Residents of LaCrosse, Wash., work to revitalize town

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 …


County districts nearly equal in population after latest adjustment

Starting this month, when residents of nine Spokane County precincts call their commissioner, they can call him Al. Not Todd or Mark.


Census: Population slowing in large portions of U.S.

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 …


Census finds reaching age 90 more likely than ever

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.


Poorest poor in U.S. hits new record: 1 in 15 people

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 …


In the new class war, meet America’s army of child soldiers

Now that “class warfare” has been declared, decried and duplicated in an impressive lockstep, maybe it’s time to take a look at one of the armies. The big one, I …


Spokane, Coeur d’Alene now one statistical region

In the eyes of the U.S. Census Bureau, Spokane and Coeur d’Alene have been merged into a single metropolitan area with a population of 609,000 people. The combined statistical area …


Census Bureau adding CdA to Spokane metro area

The Spokane metropolitan area is about to become a lot bigger. Spokane and adjacent Coeur d’Alene will be combined into a single metropolitan area as a result of the 2010 …


Idaho ranks low, falling for school spending

It’s not just that Idaho ranks 50th in the nation for per-pupil spending on schools, an area where the state long has ranked low. It’s that Idaho’s ranking for school …


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 …


More singles in Spokane County

New figures from the Census Bureau suggest Spokane and Kootenai counties are similar in many respects, but have some differences on things like marital status, education and immigration patterns.


Nationwide and close to home, poverty tightens its grip

U.S. Census Bureau data reflect what everyone knows: The recession that persisted in 2009 bit into pay and benefits, and cut jobs. Poverty rates rose and food stamps were issued …


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 …


Mailer draws Postal Service review

Fundraising letters to Eastern Washington voters from the national Republican Party are being investigated by the Postal Service and criticized by members of Congress who view them as an illegal …


Census workers start home visits Saturday

Census workers will begin making visits Saturday to households that did not mail back their questionnaires. The Spokane census office has hired 1,400 temporary workers to count 117,000 addresses in …


RNC letters displaying ‘census’ draw complaints

Fundraising letters to Eastern Washington voters from the national Republican Party are being investigated by the Postal Service and criticized by members of Congress who view them as illegal infringement …


Census workers to begin visiting homes on May 1

Census workers on May 1 will begin visiting households that did not mail back their questionnaires.


Census says women equal to men in advanced degrees

Women are now just as likely as men to have completed college and to hold an advanced degree, part of an accelerating trend of educational gains that have shielded women …


Tribes promote census count

PLUMMER, Idaho – The crowd chuckled appreciatively when Ernie Stensgar began singing “One little, two little, three little Indians” during a U.S. census rally Wednesday on the Coeur d’Alene Indian …


Attacks on census worry Republicans

WASHINGTON – According to many writers in the conservative blogosphere, the census taker is second only to the taxman as the pre-eminent symbol of big government intrusion. Now several prominent …