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Two new studies suggest the 2020 Census Bureau undercounted Black Americans at a significantly higher rate than usual, raising concerns about Black communities losing out on fair representation and social services. According to the

The number of Black residents in Detroit fell while the hispanic, white and Asian populations grew over the last 10 years, according to U.S. Census population results for 2020 released Thursday. Detroit’s overall population dropped 10.5% in the last decade, the latest results show. While Detroit remains a majority-Black city, the African American population fell to 493,212 in […]

“If you are constantly being described as non-White, why would you still choose White?” said Abadía-Rexach, a Black Latina and member of Colectivo Ilé, an anti-racism group of educators and organizers in Puerto Rico. The figures released by the Census Bureau Thursday show that the multiracial population in almost every county in the United States […]

After months of preparation, public input and a long wait for updated U.S. Census data, Michigan’s independent redistricting commission will now begin the process it was created to do — draw political district maps for the state’s Congressional, state House and state Senate districts. The U.S. Census Bureau released the population data required to draw […]

Over the past decade, the United States continued to grow more racially and ethnically diverse, according to the results of last year’s national head count that the U.S. Census Bureau released this week. There are many ways to slice the data and change how the demographic snapshot looks. Since the 2000 count, participants have been […]

The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2020 census data on Thursday. Here is how the population in Ashland, Holmes and Wayne counties has changed over the last decade. Ashland County’s population shrinks by 1.3% Of the three counties, Ashland alone lost population in the last decade. The total population lost was 692 since the . . .

The rising Latino population across the state isn’t likely to change the face of City Hall or the governor’s mansion overnight — but some Hispanic leaders say it’s only a matter of time. “I think before the decade is over there will be a Latina or Latino mayor in Chicago,” said U.S. Rep. Jesus “Chuy” […]

Maryland’s Black population has held steady over the past decade, but its shrinking white population is no longer the majority — reflecting the nationwide trend, according to data from the 2020 census released Thursday. The once-a-decade count by the U.S. Census Bureau showed the state population increased last year by 7% from the previous census to […]

The diversification of the nation is projected to continue, with Whites falling below 50 percent nationally around 2045, Frey said, adding that, at that point, there will be no racial majority in the country. Between 2015 and 2060, the Hispanic and Asian populations are expected to approximately double in size, and the multiracial population could […]

The United States grew significantly more diverse over the past decade, as the populations of people who identify as Hispanic and Asian surged and the number of people who said they were more than one race increased, the Census Bureau reported on Thursday. Overall population growth slowed dramatically over the past decade. The growth that […]


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