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Study: Denton Population Growing Exponentially

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.


Two elderly men walking towards the sun. (credit: Getty Images/Patrick Sinkel/AFP)

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.


Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade. (credit: ELMER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

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.


Hispanic students raise their hands to answer a question during a class taught at Birdwell Elementary School on September 11, 2003 in Tyler, Texas. (credit: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)

Hispanics Now Majority In Texas Public Schools

Hispanic students for the first time make up the majority of students enrolled in Texas public schools.


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U.S. ‘Heartland’ Near Historic Shift From Midwest

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 Water Shortage

Texas could be facing a severe water shortage in the next 40 years.