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US Population

Depressing News About Population Growth

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.31.2013 | Business

America's population is growing at its slowest rate in decades, and the sluggish economy is mostly to blame, according to one expert. The U.S. pop...

Historic Demographic Change Revealed

AP | HOPE YEN and HANNAH DREIER | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — Living in a rural Nevada town, Moe Royels recalls a more bustling time years ago when retirees poured in to enjoy the warm desert c...

Census: Whites Losing Majority In Under-5 Age Group

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a first, America's racial and ethnic minorities now make up about half of the under-5 age group, reflecting sweeping changes by ...

New Immigration Estimate Suggests White Majority To Hold For Longer

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Without increased immigration, whites would lose their U.S. majority in 2046, three years beyond official projections, and the nati...

Census Spells Big Trouble For Rural Counties

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A record number of U.S. counties – more than 1 in 3 – are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local ...

315 Million People

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 27 (Reuters) - An estimated 315.1 million people will be living in the United States on New Year's Day, the Census Bureau said on Th...

U.S. Population Growing Again After Downturn

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — After two centuries of boom and bust, America's population growth may finally be leveling off. In all, the U.S. population is now ...

There Are Now More Wireless Devices Than Human Beings In America

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 12.12.2011 | Technology

For the first time ever, there are more wireless subscriber connections than there are people in the United States. According to a survey by the CT...

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 ...

U.S. Population Hits 308.7 Million

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Census Bureau says the U.S. population is 308.7 million, reflecting the lowest growth since the Great Depression. Census Bureau ...

White Americans' Majority To End By Mid-Century

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The estimated time when whites will no longer make up the majority of Americans has been pushed back eight years – to 2050 &n...

An Entire Generation at Stake

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Murguía

Today, more than one-fourth of Latino children live in poverty. Three-fifths live in low-income families. One in five does not have health insurance. Only 55% graduate from high school.

Population up 2.7 million this year

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — My, how the country has grown. The United States will enter 2009 with 305,529,237 residents, the Census Bureau estimated on Monday...