Population

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Frisco Population Growth Due In Part To School System

Families from across the state and nation are moving to the city of Frisco. While they all have their various reasons for packing up and heading out, many go to the city for one main reason: the schools.

CBS 11–12/12/2012

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Census Finds Reaching Age 90 More Likely Than Ever

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.

11/17/2011

A 5-month-old waits while her mother shops for groceries. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Births, Not New Immigrants, Push U.S. Latino Growth

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.

07/14/2011

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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.

07/14/2011

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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.

05/26/2011

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.

03/24/2011

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.

03/23/2011

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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 […]

CBSDFW.COM–03/08/2011

Texas Water Shortage

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

07/21/2010

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