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NEW ORLEANS — Data reported by the Census Bureau on Thursday shows that the city of New Orleans is 29 percent smaller than it was a decade ago.

Houston — The number of poor people in the U.S. is millions higher than previously known, with 1 in 6 Americans— many of them 65 and older — struggling in poverty due to rising medical care and other costs, according to preliminary census figures released Wednesday. At the same time, government aid programs such as […]

The U. S. Census Bureau recognized community service organizations such as the Gamma Alpha Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the Jackson Madison county NAACP branch, and 100 Black Men of West Tennessee for their efforts in increasing participation in 10 “hard to count” areas in Madison County, according to Harrell Carter, NAACP […]

There were 784,764 U.S. residents who described their race as white and black in the last census. But that number didn’t include Laura Martin, whose father is black and mother is white.