Americans are more likely than ever to reach age 90, redefining in a way what it means to be old. People who are 90 or older have nearly tripled in number since 1980, to 1.9 million.
With immigration slowing, babies born in the U.S. rather than newly arrived Mexican immigrants are now driving most of the fast growth in the Latino population.
According to a University of North Texas study, Denton is growing at an exponential rate. Right now Denton’s population is around 119,000, but in about 20 years that number could jump to more than 200,000.
The average age of Texans is creeping up. Figures released Thursday show that the median age of Texas residents was 33.6 last year.
In a surprising show of growth, Hispanics accounted for over half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade.
Hispanic students for the first time make up the majority of students enrolled in Texas public schools.
WASHINGTON (AP) – America’s population center is edging away from the Midwest, pulled by Hispanic growth in the Southwest, according to census figures. The historic shift is changing the nation’s politics and even the traditional […]
Texas could be facing a severe water shortage in the next 40 years.