Fri., March 15, 2013 2:25pm
Georgia’s population is edging closer to 10 million, according to new data just out from the Census Bureau. The state grew just over 1 percent between July 2011 and July 2012.
Thu., July 21, 2011 11:51am
US Census figures show, the number of couples identifying themselves as living in same-sex households in Georgia is up 55% from ten years ago. Statistics released Thursday show, the state has nearly 30,000 households self-reporting as having a same-sex couple. A demographer says, the official figure doesn't include all of Georgia's same-sex couples.
Thu., June 23, 2011 5:00pm
Georgia's black elected officials are hoping the Republican-dominated state legislature won't target some of their members in the upcoming special session on redistricting. The Georgia Association of Black Elected officials is holding workshops on the once-a-decade process of re-drawing political boundaries at their annual meeting in Savannah this weekend. South Georgia lawmakers are of special concern.
Mon., May 16, 2011 5:00pm
Although Census poverty numbers won't be out until later this year, the Bureau's statistical surveys suggest officials won't be happy. After spending millions of dollars on anti-poverty programs, Savannah's three-decade-old 22% poverty rate could remain unchanged or increase, according to a Bureau statistical analysis. Officials already have answers.
Mon., February 21, 2011 4:00am
When the Census numbers come out in April, Georgia cities won't just have federal and state tax dollars at stake. Some cities are concerned they might lose local dollars as well. That's because cities will have to renegotiate with counties for local option sales tax funds. And since those funds are generally split based on population, declining cities could lose yet another funding source.
Mon., July 12, 2010 3:47pm
Temporary work gave Georgians a boost, but it's about to be over.
Mon., February 8, 2010 4:05pm
The U.S. Census Bureau is looking for bilingual Census takers. Tens of tho
Tue., January 26, 2010 5:55pm
The decennial count of all Americans will employ at least 20,000 people in
Tue., September 29, 2009 4:31pm
U.S. Census Data says more families with children in Georgia fall below pov