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2013 Mich. Population Up Slightly At 9.9 Million

The U.S. Census says Michigan’s population rose in the past year, but at a rate below the nation’s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/30/2013

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Census Says Detroiters Leaving City For Suburbs

Detroit’s population loss slowed significantly last year, but the city still lost another 12,000 residents, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

Detroit's Midtown area, near Cass and Willis. (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne, File)

Study: Downtown Detroit Younger, Richer, More Diverse

A new report, 7.2 Square Miles, documents the changing face of the city’s greater downtown area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2013

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Michigan’s Estimated Population Grew In 2012

Michigan’s estimated population grew a fraction of a percentage point in 2012, the first increase in the measure for the state since 2004, according to figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2013

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New Census Data: Incomes Continue To Fall In Michigan

Nearly six in 10 Detroit children were living below the poverty line as of 2011, and Michigan’s overall poverty rate was rising as its average income was falling, according to figures the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2012

Mark Hackel. (File Photo)

Macomb County Exec Challenges ‘Red Headed Stepchild’ Image

According to Macomb County Executive, Mark Hackel a 2010 census report confirmed that the county added over 50,000 new residents, the highest growth in the state of Michigan in the last decade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2012

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Appeals Court Voids Oakland County Redistricting Law

The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld part of a lower court’s ruling involving redistricting in Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

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Census Shows 1 In 2 People Are Poor Or Low-Income

New census bureau figures show nearly half of all Americans are barely scraping by on earnings that classify them as either living in poverty or as low-income — the highest total ever.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

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Congressmen Campaign In New Districts For First Time

A couple of incumbent Democrat Congressmen are campaigning in a re-drawn district for the first time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2011

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Poverty Continues To Rise In U.S., Now 15.1%

The number of people in the U.S. living in poverty in 2010 rose for the fourth year in a row, while Michigan’s poor got younger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2011

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