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Almost 10 Percent Of County Is Asian
New federal estimates chart the rapid increase in Howard County's Asian community, which in three years has grown from 7.6 percent to nearly 10 percent of the county's total population.

In the News
Loudoun Leads Nation in Growth: Exurbs Booming, Census Data Show (Post, April 9, 2004)

D.C. Population Fell by 5,800, Census Says: City Officials, Seeking to Boost Number of Residents, Hotly Dispute Bureau's Estimate for Year (Post, Dec. 19, 2003)

D.C. Area A Magnet For Bright Singles: Young Professionals Coveted for Skills, Liberal Spending (Post, Nov. 4, 2003)

Educated Minorities Flocked to Region: Population Dipped, Report Says (Post, Oct. 5, 2003)

Census Finds Area Getting More Educated (Post, July 10, 2003)

Outer D.C. Counties Among Fastest Growing (Post, April 17, 2003)

Live-Ins Almost as Likely As Marrieds to Be Parents: Census Also Looks at Gay Households (Post, March 13, 2003)

Area Tops in Nation for Black Prosperity (Post, Oct. 20, 2002)

Latino Growth Among Top in U.S.: Census Study Shows 346 Percent Rise in 20 Years to 432,000 (Post, July 31, 2002)

Integrated People, Integrated Places: Multirace Residents Pick Neighborhoods of Diversity (Post, July 29, 2002)

Happy to Pound the Pavement: Many Workers Still Choose Not to Drive, Census Shows (Post, July 7, 2002)

Census Outlines Economic Divide: Incomes, Home Values Differ Strikingly (Post, June 13, 2002)

Trapped Between 2 Languages: Poor and Isolated, Many Immigrants' Children Lack English (Post, June 9, 2002)

County Commuters Drive Solo: Many Shun Carpools, Transit Despite Traffic (Post, June 6, 2002)

Socioeconomic Disparities Reveal County's Diversity: Wealthy, Educated Outnumber Poor (Post, June 6, 2002)

Annapolis Sees Influx Of Wealth: Census Shows Growth In High-Income Brackets (Post, June 6, 2002)

Challenges Revealed in Census Data: Incomes, Families, Costs Grow Throughout Region (Post, June 6, 2002)

'90s Boom Had Broad Impact: 2000 Census Cites Income Growth Among Poor, Upper Middle Class (Post, June 5, 2002)

Census Casts Pall on Transit Plans: Report Shows Drop in Commutes to Work as Regions Systems Expand (Post, June 5, 2002)

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