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Census Says 5 Texas Cities Among Top 10 In Population Gain

The U.S. Census Bureau says five Texas cities are among the country’s top 10 in population gain, and San Marcos is the fastest-growing in the nation for the third consecutive year.


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Texas Leads Several Census Growth Tables

Two cities in Texas are among the top five fastest-growing cities by percentage in the past year. Texas also snagged top spots in numerical increase by person.


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2020 Census May Get High-Tech Update

The days of the census taker may be numbered. The Census Bureau plans to test digital tools in preparation for the 2020 census, a change that could save millions of dollars.


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Income & Poverty In Texas Still Not Recovered

Texas weathered the 2008 recession better than most states, but the state’s median income remains below 2000 levels, and the poverty and uninsured rates remain high, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Thursday.


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Big Texas Cities Show Strong Growth

New census estimates show most of the nation’s largest cities have further enhanced their allure — including several in Texas.


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Population Soars In Metro Regions Of Texas

The U.S. Census Bureau reports the population of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan region soared faster over a one-year period than any other in the country, with the Houston area coming in second.


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Upcoming Count Will Give Census Of Area Homeless

In just a few weeks census workers will fan out across North Texas to count the number of homeless in the area. To accomplish the task professionals and volunteers are put together.


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2010 Census Missed Over 1.5 Million Minorities

The 2010 census missed more than 1.5 million minorities after struggling to count blacks, Hispanics, renters and young men. But it was mostly accurate, the government said Tuesday.


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Texans Get Older In Latest Census Figures

The average age of Texans is creeping up. Figures released Thursday show that the median age of Texas residents was 33.6 last year.


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Welcome To Hurst, The Average American City

When you take a look at Hurst, you’re looking at a snapshot of America.


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New Census Milestone: Hispanics Reach 50 Million

In a surprising show of growth, Hispanics accounted for over half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade.


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Census: More Blacks In South Moving To Suburbs

African Americans in the South are shunning city life for the suburbs at the highest levels in decades.