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Census 2010

Are Latinos Really Turning White?

Manuel Pastor | Posted 07.29.2014 | Latino Voices
Manuel Pastor

Writing for The New York Times, Nate Cohn recently reported that more Hispanics are identifying as white. That's interesting (and colorful), to be sure. But as I often tell my data staff, when you discover a surprising fact, you could be on to something -- but you could also just be wrong.

You Are Most Likely To Live To 100 If...

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.11.2012 | Los Angeles

Men still get paid more than women and they may have greater physical strength, but women have one striking advantage -- if that's how you see it -- o...

2010 Census Was Generally Accurate But Disproportionately Overlooked Minorities

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 07.22.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON — The 2010 census missed more than 1.5 million minorities after struggling to count black Americans, Hispanics, renters and young men...

Rahm Challenges Chicago's Census Count

Posted 02.19.2012 | Chicago

The most recent U.S. Census data was described by some as a "shellacking" of Chicago, which reportedly saw a 200,000 person drop in population over 10...

New Census Figures Show Huge Jump In Older Americans Amid Medicare Debate

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Women still outlive men, but the gender gap among U.S. seniors is narrowing. New 2010 census figures, released Thursday, show men ...

Urban Engines -- American Cities Must Grow

Greg Selkoe | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics
Greg Selkoe

My name is Greg Selkoe and I am an entrepreneur. This is a phrase I am proud of and no matter what the activity, whether it was when I worked at City ...

A Nation In Transformation: America's Evolution To A Multicultural Nation

AOL Noticias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On April 1st, U.S. Census Director Robert Groves will officially announce the results of the 2010 Census. But the social, economic and cultural ramif...

Did Arizona Shoot Itself in the Foot?

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Census numbers have purposes other than determining congressional seats -- your state gets its share of federal money based on the number of people counted. Note that I say "people" not "citizens." This is where Arizona may have lost out.

Illinois Loses A House Seat In 2010 Census

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As predicted, Illinois will lose a seat in the U.S. House. Illinois' population grew 3 percent to 12.8 million people. But that wasn't enough to hold ...

Reapportionment Not Necessarily Good News for Republicans

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The just-released census data shows ten states losing Congressional seats. On its face, this looks to be bad news for Democrats. The problem with this logic is that Republicans have a growing problem with minorities.

The Most Surprising Facts From The 2010 Census

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Think you can name the one state in America that actually lost residents since 2000? Today the Census Bureau released a vast trove of data for the...

The Biggest Census Winners And Losers

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The census data released today showed some of the slowest growth in American history. However, some states still showed enormous growth, while others ...

DOWN: Census Website Knocked Offline

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Today the U.S. Census Bureau is releasing findings from the 2010 census conducted earlier this year, but if you're trying to access the census website...

2010 Census Data Released: LIVE Updates (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Data from the 2010 Census is being released today, an unveiling that has major ramifications for states around the country as well as both political p...

The Poorest Counties In America

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Since 2000 the poorest Americans have only gotten poorer. Though census results are only beginning to be released, last week the results of the Ame...

New Census Data Reveals The Richest Counties In America

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It seems this year the rich got even richer. Though census results are only beginning to be released, last week the results of the American Communi...

Lack Of Census Participation Could Endanger Congressional Seats In Five States

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Five states – New York, California, Texas, Arizona and Florida – are perilously close to losing out on congressional se...

Glenn Beck's Failure To Fully Fill Out Census Will Cost Taxpayers

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I just got off the phone with a spokesman for the U.S. Census Bureau about the news that Glenn Beck and GOP Rep Paul Broun are refusing to fully fill ...

Hipsters Fill Out Census At Record Low Rate In New York

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Census participation" is beginning to sound more like a band that New York City hipsters would listen to than an action they would take part in. Th...

Karl Rove Census Ad (VIDEO): Former Bush Aide Urges Americans To Fill Out Their Forms

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Recent author and former Bush adviser Karl Rove has teamed up with the Census Bureau to film a new public service announcement urging people fill out...

Obama Fills Out Census Form: Includes First Grandmother

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has filled out and turned in his family's census form, making sure to include an entry for the first grandma...

Census Bureau Director Apologizes For 'Negro' Category On Form (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Friday's edition of C-SPAN's "Washington Journal," Census Bureau Director Robert Groves apologized to a caller for the "negro" classification on th...

Google Census 2010 Participation Map Tracks Replies In Near-Real-Time

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google is launching a new feature that will allow you to track Census 2010 participation rates in near real-time. Google announced the interactive ...

College Students Fly Below Census Radar

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Until he took a statistics class on it this spring, Christian Reyes barely knew what the U.S. Census was, much less that he has a legal obligation to ...

Jason Linkins

Karl Rove Lays Out Plan To Gerrymander America To Oblivion

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The year 2010 means that the government is undertaking a new census, and that means a new opportunity to redraw Congressional districts -- and so, here's Karl Rove, using his perch at the Wall Street Journal to publish a well-placed ad for his services as a gerrymanderer par excellence.