Latest 2010 United States Census News

Census: Big cities in US aren't growing like they used to

May. 23, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren't growing like they used to. Most of the nation's largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier in the decade, according to population and housing unit estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The previous growth...

Judges declare Ohio's congressional map unconstitutional

May. 3, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A panel of federal judges ruled Friday that Ohio's congressional districts were unconstitutionally drawn by the Republicans for their political advantage, and it ordered a new map for the 2020 elections. The ruling, if it stands, could prove an important victory for the Democrats, who are...

Central Florida cities among fastest growing in US

Apr. 18, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When it came to population growth last year, cities in central Florida grew by stadiums. Metro Orlando grew by 60,000 residents last year, almost as large as the number of people who can fit into the city's Camping World Stadium, where college football bowl teams face off each winter....

As census approaches, many Arab Americans feel left out

Apr. 13, 2019 1:14 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Yousuf Abdelfatah already knows the answer he'll give about his race on the 2020 census questionnaire will be wrong. He's an Arab American, but the only race options on the census are white, black, Asian and categories for American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's disdain for traditional census

Apr. 2, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In President Donald Trump's estimation, the 2020 census will be pointless unless a question is added that asks people if they are citizens. That opinion makes him a distinct outlier in government, business and society, where the big census conducted every 10 years produces a gold mine of...