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...Ferguson, a city of about 21,000 residents located a few miles north of downtown St. Louis. According to the U.S. Census Bureau from 2012, about two-thirds of the residents are black.Schellman said the crowd was under control by about 5 p...
Census workers prepare for count in rural Alaska

...head off to fish camps, U.S. Census Bureau workers will begin their count...communities off the road systems. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves has said...of Alaska Economic Trends. The Census Bureau is expected to employ about 2...
Rich Lowry: The equal-pay canard

...factoid has predictably featured heavily in the latest push by Democrats on the alleged "war on women." Drawn from Census Bureau data, the 77-cent stat is a comparison of the earnings of women working full time to men working full time. Its...
Low-wage jobs unexpectedly a way of life for many

...for the top 5 percent now slightly exceed where they were when the recession began late that year, according to the Census Bureau.Research shows that occupations that once helped elevate people from the minimum wage into the middle class have...
State, feds gear up for census: Officials plan dress rehearsals in selected areas for 2010 count

...count been completed when U.S. Census Bureau officials began planning how to...According to Cannon, U.S. Census Bureau Director Steve Murdock will visit...application information, call the Census Bureau at (866) 861-2010 or contact...
Central Peninsula Hospital continues to see spikes in unpaid bills

...the hospital has climbed, 11 percent and 56 percent respectively in that single year. Late last month, the U.S. Census Bureau Social Economic and Housing Statistics Division released the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) report...
Crowdfunding catching on in cash-strapped schools

...he said.The timing couldn't be better for fundraising to evolve in public education, experts said.U.S. Census Bureau data show that 2011 was the first time per-student spending declined nationally in public education at least since...
The war on poverty at 50

...wrong, with everyone left to figure it out on their own.There are two ways to measure poverty. One is the way the Census Bureau does, by counting income earned by individuals and families without including government benefits. The other is not...
Powered pedaling

...congested city roads that makes crawling in car traffic less palatable.In the U.S., the trend is reflected in Census Bureau data showing the number of bicycle commuters rose 60 percent in the decade ending in 2010."Over the past few years...
Area housing market points toward stability

...The homeowner vacancy rate is 2.9 percent, while the rental vacancy rate is 14.4 percent. -- From the U.S. Census Bureau and Kenai Peninsula Borough Situations and Prospects 2000


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