Thursday, April 26, 2012

2010 Census California

  • California has a reputation for being the land of loose hippies and divorce-happy celebrities. But according to a new study analyzing 2010 census data, its residents really just prefer the old-fashioned father-mother-children arrangement.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Westside and Bay Area wild lifestyles and hijinx may capture tabloid headlines in print and online, but it turns out that California households aren't as wild as those headlines portray.
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  • WASHINGTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Were now more typical of the rest of the nation. Johnson noted that the brakes on Californias growth were evident in the 2010 census, after which, for the first time, the state failed to gain a new seat in Congress.
  • (Baltimore Sun)
  • FRESNO -- The number of older Asians and Hispanics in California is rising more than three times There were about 8 million Californians 55 and older in 2010, census figures show. Older whites made up over half of that group, or 4.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Nearly 87% of Californians were American-born in 1940. In 2010, 71.6% were born in the United States, including 53.8% in California. -- The 1940 census recorded Californians in three primary categories for race: white (95.5%), Negro (1.
  • (Fresno Bee)
  • California collected $116.7 billion in various taxes during the 2011 fiscal year, 11.3% higher than in 2010 but still below 2008, reports the U.S. Census Bureau. The Golden State always leads the nation in gross tax receipts.
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  • Voters in every state other than Pennsylvania will chose state representatives in districts based on the results of the 2010 census. Because of bumbling Other states have such systems.
  • (Standard Speaker)
  • In 2010, however, California had jumped to the top of the list with 37.3 There are several states in the 2010 census where the median age is more than 40; Maine is highest at 42.
  • (Odessa American Online)
  • Salvadoran Marvin Andrade, director of Leadership Development in the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, told EFE that Census 2010 does not reflect the true number of Latinos in the U.S. and much less those living in California.
  • (New America Media)

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