Tue., March 12, 2013 3:20pm
Two Georgia cities rank in the top ten areas in the nation for longest commutes by distance. A new Census Bureau report shows many Hinesville and Brunswick commuters are traveling 50 miles or more each way to work from surrounding counties. Some of those workers are coming from Long County, where 83% of county commuters work elsewhere.
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.
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.
Thu., March 17, 2011 5:25pm
Newly released census data showed that most of Georgia's 1.5 million increase in population came in metro Atlanta and north Georgia. But rural population is shrinking in southwest Georgia. Hispanics grew to nearly 9 percent of the state’s population and African-Americans grew to 31 percent.
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.
Wed., February 9, 2011 5:14pm
The Census Bureau reports that the number of black-owned businesses in Georgia doubled between 2002 and 2007. Georgia is second only to New York in the number of businesses run by African-Americans.
Tue., December 21, 2010 9:34am
Georgia's population grew by 18.3% in the last decade, to a total of 9,687,653 as of April 1, 2010. In 2000, Georgia's popluation stood at a total of more than 8.1 million. With the increase, Georgia gains one seat in Congress, to a new total of 14.
Mon., April 12, 2010 2:46pm
While officials say it’s not too late to mail in census forms, many Georgia
Mon., February 8, 2010 4:05pm
The U.S. Census Bureau is looking for bilingual Census takers. Tens of tho
Fri., February 5, 2010 8:18pm
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson wants to know why the U.S. Census Bureau is spe