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., June 19, 2012 4:36pm
Asians are now the nation's largest group of new immigrants. The Pew Research Center says, Hispanics dropped to 31% of the nation's new arrivals while Asians were 38%. The Asian share of Georgia's population rose from about 2% in 2000 to about 3% in 2010.
Mon., April 2, 2012 5:59am
Today the National Archives and Records Administration will digitally release 1940 United States census data. Some data was released in that year, but federal law allows a complete release of data only after 72 years.
Thu., December 29, 2011 4:25pm
Georgia is gaining people more slowly than at any time in the past decade. That’s what new Census Bureau estimates say about the state's population for the year ending last July. Georgia, however, is still one of the fastest-growing states in the country, behind Florida, Texas and California.
Mon., September 26, 2011 3:32pm
One in four Georgia children is now living in poverty, according to the census. And thirty-six percent of the state’s black children and more than 40 percent of its Hispanic children are destitute
Thu., September 22, 2011 4:59pm
New figures from the U.S. Census show poverty is rising in Albany’s Dougherty County faster than in any of the state’s largest counties. The county had the nation’s second-highest jump in poverty since 2007, and reflect trends throughout the state.
Wed., September 14, 2011 11:04am
The number of Georgians living in poverty rose sharply during the Recession, according to census figures released Tuesday. Poverty is also on the rise nationally but the decline in median income is much steeper in Georgia.
Mon., August 29, 2011 4:50am
Most of the babies in Georgia are now black, Hispanic or another minority, according to 2010 Census data. That’s a big shift from a decade ago, when more than half of those babies were white.
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 23, 2011 12:36pm
State lawmakers will continue to seek public input this week on how to redraw the state's political boundaries. But people attending the redistricting meetings probably won't hear much from lawmakers.