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Michigan U.S. Senators Back ‘Middle East-North Africa’ Category On Next Census

The U.S. Census Bureau said last month that it would test the change by holding focus groups if it got enough positive feedback from the public.

CBS Detroit–02/06/2015

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US Mulls Middle East-North Africa Category For 2020 Census

The federal government is considering allowing those of Middle Eastern and North African descent to identify as such on the next 10-year census.

CBS Detroit–01/30/2015

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Census Figures Show Michigan Incomes Rose A Bit In 2013

“We’ve got more jobs but they aren’t necessarily as well-paid as they were before…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2014


Census Figures Show Michigan’s Aging Population

The U.S. Census Bureau says the population of Michigan continues to get older as a whole at a faster rate than some other states.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2014

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Census Bureau: Detroit’s Population Continues To Fall

Despite pockets of growth in areas such as downtown and Midtown, Detroit is still losing residents by the thousands.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2014

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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

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

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

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