published Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Latest Census 2010 information


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Number of Hispanic residents in Georgia grows

Nearly half of the people in Dalton and one out of three in Whitfield County are Hispanic, according to new information from the 2010 census.

Georgia adds 1.5 million, grows by 18 percent

Georgia grew by 18 percent between 2000 and 2010, adding more than 1.5 million residents according to data release this afternoon by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Georgia census data due out at 2 p.m.

The U.S. Census Bureau says it shipped Georgia’s 2010 data to state officials Wednesday and will release the information to the public at 2 p.m. today.

7.8 percent growth for Chattanooga since 2000 census but still smaller than Knoxville

Chattanooga grew by 7.8 percent since the 2000 census, but it is still 11,000 people behind Knoxville in its bid to be Tennessee No. 3 city.

Census shows steady growth in Bradley County

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley County gained about 1,200 more people in the 2010 U.S. Census than was estimated in 2009, according to census results released Wednesday.

Census likely to show North Georgia growth


Chattanooga's riverfront keys much of its downtown growth.
Staff File Photo by Dan Henry/Chattanooga Times Free Press Tennessee and Georgia will find out the results of last year’s population counts when the U.S. Census Bureau releases numbers for both states next week. March 12th, 2011
By Andy Johns

Census estimates show more US blacks moving South

WASHINGTON — The nation’s blacks are leaving big cities in the Northeast and Midwest at the highest levels in decades, returning to fast-growing states in the once-segregated South in search of better job opportunities and quality of life. Feb. 16th, 2011
By Associated Press

Census: Long-distance moves in U.S. hit record low

Americans are shunning long-distance moves at record levels as many young adults, struggling without jobs, opt to stay put rather than relocate to other parts of the U.S. Jan. 12th, 2011
By Associated Press

Census shows slowing U.S. growth, brings GOP gains

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 shifting to the South and West. Dec. 22nd, 2010
By Associated Press

2010 census count shows Georgia, Tennessee gains

Georgia and Tennessee both outpaced the nation in population growth since the turn of the century, according to the first new figures released from the 2010 census released today. Dec. 21st, 2010
By Staff Report

China goes door-to-door for world’s biggest census

China kicked off a once-a-decade census Monday, a whirlwind 10-day head count that sees 6 million census takers scrutinize apartment blocks, scour migrant areas and scan rural villages to document massive demographic changes in the world’s most populous country. Nov. 2nd, 2010
By Associated Press

Area tops census response average When Uncle Sam came calling for information this spring, residents in the Volunteer State were more likely to respond than most Americans, according to figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Oct. 25th, 2010
By Dave Flessner

Census: Fast-growing U.S. areas show big income drop

Call it the migration bust: Many of the fast-growing U.S. areas during the housing boom are now yielding some of the biggest income drops in the economic downturn. Oct. 13th, 2010
By Associated Press

Census estimates show blacks moving to suburbs

ALABASTER, Ala. — It was called “white flight” in the 1960s and 1970s when white families were moving from urban areas like Birmingham to the suburbs seeking better schools and in some cases hoping to avoid integration. Sept. 20th, 2010
By Associated Press

Census: 1 in 7 Americans lives in poverty

The ranks of the working-age poor climbed to the highest level since the 1960s as the recession threw millions of people out of work last year, leaving one in seven Americans in poverty. Sept. 17th, 2010
By Associated Press
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