GovBeat: census

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 02:00 PM ET, 12/12/2013

The D.C. suburbs dominate the list of wealthiest U.S. counties

Among more than 3,000 counties across the nation, Loudoun County is the richest. Howard County in Maryland, and Fairfax, Arlington and Stafford counties in Virginia also made it into the top 10.

By Carol Morello  |  02:00 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  census, income, maps

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 09/19/2013

22 things the American Community Survey taught us about foreign-born U.S. residents

A few facts that caught our eye about the 40.8 million foreign-born people who live in the United States.

By Reid Wilson  |  03:21 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  census, diversity, immigration

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Per-student spending dropped by a fifth in Oklahoma and Alabama in just six years

At least 34 states spend less per student now than before the recession, according to a new report.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  07:32 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  alabama, alaska, Arizona, budget, census, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Connecticut, education, florida, iowa, kansas, national association of state budget officers, North Dakota, Oklahoma, oregon, per-student, spending, student, West Virginia

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/03/2013

Hispanics most likely to go without health insurance

Hispanics are much more likely to go without insurance than whites or blacks.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  alaska, census, florida, health care, insurance, massachusetts, montana, 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