U.s. Population Grew To 308 Million, Census Reports

U.S. Population Grew to 308 Million, Census Reports

The announcement of the first result from the 2010 census marks the start of a season of Congressional redistricting that will increase the power of the South and West.

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    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
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  • Fierce storms haven’t slowed population growth along U.S. coastlines
    The population of those counties expanded by 12 percent from 2010 to 2016, to a total of 5.3 million people, the AP analysis shows ... Nationally, coastline counties grew an average of 5.6 percent since 2010, while inland counties gained just 4 percent.
    09/18/2017 - 2:43 am | View Link
  • US coastal growth continues despite lessons of past storms
    The population of those counties expanded by 12 percent from 2010 to 2016, to a total of 5.3 million people, the AP analysis shows ... Nationally, coastline counties grew an average of 5.6 percent since 2010, while inland counties gained just 4 percent.
    09/17/2017 - 3:33 am | View Link
  • Inequality Persists Despite U.S. Progress on Incomes and Poverty
    The poverty rate declined to 12.7 percent, representing 40.6 million Americans ... pre-recession level in 2007, the Census Bureau said. Still, more adults age 65 and older were in poverty, the only major population group to suffer a setback.
    09/13/2017 - 2:00 am | View Link
  • Census Bureau: U.S. middle-class income hit highest level on record in 2016
    the Census Bureau said. The Trump administration is widely expected to cut back on programs that promote enrollment under the Affordable Care Act, meaning that the ranks of the 28.1 million uninsured Americans might grow. "There's a danger that this is as ...
    09/12/2017 - 2:39 pm | View Link
  • Mixed race becomes second fastest-growing racial group in U.S. behind Asian population
    The second fastest-growing racial group in the U.S. is the category of people who identify themselves as mixed race, new data from the Census Bureau show ... Nationwide, the Hispanic population grew by 2.2% to 56.6 million. New Mexico has the largest ...
    06/23/2016 - 12:18 pm | View Link
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  • The Demographics of Aging
    Fifty million Baby Boomers will soon explode the number of older Americans seeking supportive household products and residential environments. The fastest growing ...
    09/18/2017 - 7:05 am | View Website
  • List of U.S. states by population growth rate
    This article includes a list of U.S. states sorted by the percentage change in estimated population for the 75-month period from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016, the ...
    09/18/2017 - 5:10 am | View Website
  • Demography of the United States
    In 1900, when the U.S. population was 76 million, there were 66.8 million Whites in the United States, representing 88% of the total population, 8.8 million Black ...
    09/16/2017 - 12:29 pm | View Website
  • Maryland Population
    Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts the federal national census (U.S. Constitution, Article I, sec. 2). According to the federal 2010 census, Maryland has ...
    09/14/2017 - 2:40 pm | View Website
  • US Population by Year
    US Population table by year, historic, and current data. Current US Population is 325.56 million.
    09/14/2017 - 5:08 am | View Website
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