Latest 2010 United States Census News

US population center moves 11.8 miles; still in Missouri

Nov. 16, 2021 17:10 PM EST

HARTVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Some people might describe Hartville, Missouri, as being in the middle of nowhere, but the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday announced that it's the closest town to the middle of the nation. The hamlet of about 600 people in the Missouri Ozarks is...

America is about to find where its once-a-decade heart is

Nov. 15, 2021 11:08 AM EST

America is about to find out where its heart is. The U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday is announcing where the new population center of the U.S. is located, an event that take places every 10 years after the once-a-decade census shows where people are living. The center of...

SC House to release its redistricting maps; Senate's are out

Nov. 07, 2021 11:03 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina voters should have an idea by the end of this week what both their state Senate and House districts will look like when they go to the polls next year. The House committee handling redistricting plans to meet Wednesday and will...

New SC Senate map moves district from Columbia to Charleston

Nov. 04, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A proposed map of new South Carolina Senate lines based on 2020 U.S. Census data moves one district from Richland County to faster growing Charleston County, but appears to keep most other senators in their current districts. A committee of...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Oct. 18, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

Sandusky Register. Oct. 16, 2021. Editorial: State quiet in death investigation We’re concerned with the state prison department’s sense of obligation. A Sandusky man who was sentenced to serve 2½ years in prison in 2018 died...

Ivey plans special session in October on redistricting

Oct. 14, 2021 19:55 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers will gather later this month to draw new legislative and congressional district lines, a process undertaken every 10 years after census numbers are released, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Thursday. The special session will begin Oct....

Ohio community challenges US Census, retains city status

Oct. 13, 2021 07:52 AM EDT

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A southeastern Ohio community has succesfuly challenged the results of the 2020 U.S. Census and managed to retain its status of a city. The recent census found that Nelsonville had last 780 people since 2010 and there were 4,612 residents in the...

Maps would draw new lines for state House, Senate seats

Oct. 12, 2021 16:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers who must draw new district lines for all 200 state House and Senate seats unveiled new proposed maps Tuesday that they said would help strengthen the political clout of Black, Hispanic and minority voters. In the new House map, the...

Lawsuit says South Carolina redistricting is taking too long

Oct. 12, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two civil rights groups are suing South Carolina, saying state lawmakers are taking too long to draw new maps for U.S. and state House districts. Candidates are required to file to run for the 2022 races by the end of March, but time is running out...

Michigan redistricting panel advances maps to hearing stage

Oct. 11, 2021 21:13 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's redistricting panel on Monday voted to advance multiple draft congressional and legislative maps to public hearings and gave commissioners more time to submit their own plans. The proposals that received support were collaboratively...