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...August primary, but his campaign was overshadowed by questions regarding his fluency in Navajo.According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more people speak Navajo than any other single American Indian language. More than half of the Navajo Nation's...

...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...
Crowdfunding catching on in cash-strapped schools

...funds, 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...
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...
Employment uptick expected

...saw an 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...
Census shows borough growing, aging

...the 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...
Alaska exports see record year

...2011 compared to 2010, and accounted for nearly half the state exports at $2.5 billion. All data are from the U.S. Census Bureau. China became the No. 1 destination for Alaska seafood exports, displacing traditional top market Japan for the...
Counting on the Peninsula: Borough census participation lags behind state, nation

...average. Nationally, the participation rate is pegged at 72 percent. Cecilia Sorci, a regional spokeswoman for the U.S. Census Bureau in Seattle, said census takers are now gearing up for the next phase, making door-to-door visits to households...
Census workers prepare for count in rural Alaska

ANCHORAGE -- Long before spring breakup, when many residents of rural Alaska head off to fish camps, U.S. Census Bureau workers will begin their count of residents living in communities off the road systems. Census Bureau Director...
Census figures show Alaska No. 2 for state employees

...on for many services that would be handled in the Lower 48 by counties, townships, parishes and boroughs. The U.S. Census Bureau reported that 26,338 of Alaska's 626,932 residents were employed by state government in March 2000. That...


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