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MONDAY, NOV 29, 2021
Grandparents Caring for Grandchildren Across the U.S.

The percentage of grandparents responsible for taking care of their grandchildren in the United States has fallen sharply over the last decade, according to a Social E...

MONDAY, NOV 29, 2021
The Decline of the White Population in the U.S.

Despite an overall decline in the number of white, non-Hispanic Americans younger than 18 over the last decade, some of the nation’s most urban counties reported...

MONDAY, NOV 15, 2021
The Greatest Generation Continues to Shrink: The Veteran Population Across the U.S.

The Greatest Generation continues to shrink. The number of U.S. veterans who served in World War II continues to fall, dropping to a little more than 600,000 in 2019. ...

WEDNESDAY, NOV 10, 2021
White, Non-Hispanic Children Population Change, 2010-2020

The decline in the percentage of white, non-Hispanic Americans isn’t likely to be a short-term phenomenon. A Social Explorer analysis of newly released Census da...

WEDNESDAY, NOV 10, 2021
U.S Population Percent Change, 2010-2020

The metro areas that gained the most population are well-known: The Villages, Fla., gained 38.9 percent over the decade. Austin, Texas, added 33 percent to its populat...

TUESDAY, NOV 09, 2021
How Has the U.S. Population Changed Since the First Census in 1790?

Much has changed in the United States of America since the first Census was conducted back in 1790. For starters, thirteen states in the East have become fifty states ...

FRIDAY, NOV 05, 2021
Did Your County’s Housing Market Go Boom or Bust in 2020?

With a few exceptions, the U.S. counties that added the greatest percentage increase of housing units over the decade can be explained in two words: Texas and oil. Hal...

THURSDAY, NOV 04, 2021
Change in U.S. Asian Population, 2010-20

People of Asian descent, who were forbidden from becoming U.S. citizens less than a century ago, were the nation's fastest-growing race over the last decade, accor...

TUESDAY, NOV 02, 2021
No Health Insurance Coverage Across the U.S.

The Affordable Care Act of 2010 promised to slash the number of uninsured Americans; a decade later, things have improved but still have fallen short of the original g...

MONDAY, NOV 01, 2021
Change in U.S. Multiracial Population, 2010-20

Statistically speaking, sparsely populated areas will produce demographic outliers when it comes to percentage changes. That mathematical reality, however, can’t...

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