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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...
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 disappeared...
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...
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...
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...
Cuts to food stamps could leave thousands hungry people the ability to pay for their groceries rather than charge the cost and accumulate debt. According to the Census Bureau, SNAP lifted 3.9 million Americans above the poverty line in 2010, including 1.7 million children and 280,000...
Employment uptick expected

...increase of 900 employees, according to the article. Fried attributes this partly to the Census, as the U.S. Census Bureau hires large numbers of locals in every state to complete the count. But with the Census count over and fewer new employees...
Census shows borough growing, aging

...Kenai Peninsula Borough as a whole grew over the last decade, according to recent statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau.From 2000 to 2010 the borough as a whole grew by 11.5 percent, from 49,691 residents to 55,400 residents...


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