GovBeat: population


Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Population growth in New Mexico is approaching zero—and other bad signs

A presentation from one of the state’s top economists shows the dire state of the state.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:50 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics, Economic mobility, economy, income inequality, jobs, labor, New Mexico, population

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 12/30/2013

Census: North Dakota, South and West adding population fastest

Two states -- Maine and West Virginia -- suffered a net loss of residents over the past year.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:03 AM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  census, Florida, New York, population, Rankings

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Iowa sees rapidly aging population

In Iowa, the amber waves of grain are starting to look a little grayer.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:52 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aging, demographics, iowa, population, States

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 09/12/2013

The Northeast is getting older, and it’s going to cost them

Northeastern states are aging rapidly, and states are scrambling to deal with the associated costs.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:01 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aging, demographics, medicaid, medicare, population, Rankings, States

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 09/03/2013

Want to know what the U.S. of tomorrow will look like? Check out the schools

Thousands of children returned to school on Tuesday morning and, at least in some states, a growing proportion are Hispanic.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  11:38 AM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  california, census, education, Hispanics, new mexico, population, school enrollment