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.
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.
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.
Mon., July 12, 2010 3:47pm
Temporary work gave Georgians a boost, but it's about to be over.
Tue., June 29, 2010 5:20pm
Louisiana and Virginia spend more on students than Georgia.