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New title for census area named for confederate officer

...change the title of a census area named for confederate military officer Wade Hampton.Walker sent a letter to U.S. Census Bureau Director John Thompson on Wednesday, saying he planned to now refer to the region in western Alaska as the Kusilvak...
Cal Thomas: Taylor Swift's bad investment

...schools, whose problems are not the result of insufficient funding.According to the Huffington Post, citing U.S. Census Bureau data, "New York spent $19,076 per student in the 2011 fiscal year, as compared to the national average of...
Data shows aging borough population

...percentage of senior citizens than the national average. In 2013, the most recent age data available from the U.S. Census Bureau, 14.1 percent of the United States population was 65 or older. That same year, only 13.6 percent of borough...
Cal Thomas: Hyphenated-Nation

...creating a new category of Americans just in time for the next census.According to the Associated Press, "The U.S. Census Bureau will test the new Middle East-North Africa classification for possible inclusion on the 2020 census if it gets...
North Dakota, Alaska locked in rivalry for oil, population

...economic darling that is North Dakota comes in contrast to slipping crude production on The Last Frontier.Recent U.S. Census Bureau data show North Dakota recaptured the 47th most populous state from Alaska, which had held the ranking for the...
Remembering the fire

...continues to grow on the Kenai Peninsula - up from about 25,000 in 1980 to nearly 60,000 in 2010, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. The fire season, and dangers associated with it, arrives at about the same time every year and for some...

...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...
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

...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...


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