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Judge nixes citizenship question on Census, but immigrant groups are ‘skeptical...

Minority and civil rights activists applauded Tuesday’s court decision overruling the Trump administration’s plan to include a question regarding citizenship status on the 2020...

Blog: Immigration reform as viewed from a classroom

How many brothers and sisters do you have? Do your mother and father speak English? How long have you lived in Colorado? When the answers keep changing, you learn to stop asking the questions.

One in eight Coloradans living in poverty, according to census

Poverty has increased substantially in Colorado and across the country, according to preliminary state Census Bureau figures released today. Roughly one in every eight Coloradans was living in poverty in 2009 and 2010, including 192,000 Coloradans who fell into poverty since 2000.

Census: Millions of livable homes stand vacant across the U.S.

Newly released Census data reveal that, as other evidence suggests, the recession has battered some areas harder than others. Census Bureau statistics show that 11.3 percent of residences in the U.S., about 13.2 million homes, stood vacant in 2010. There was a great deal of variation, however, among the 50 states.

USDA interactive map could be boon to rural economic development efforts...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is giving people a new way to access a wealth of county-level data. The Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America is an online mapping tool that captures more than 60 statistical indicators encompassing demographic, economic and agricultural data from across the U.S.

Census data released — Colorado up 17 percent

Data from the 2010 United States Census was released today, showing Colorado with strong population gains--but not strong enough to gain an additional seat in the United States House of Representatives. Colorado's population increased by 17 percent from 2000 to 2010, compared with a gain of 9.7 percent in the country as a whole. Colorado's population now tops five million, up by around 700,000 over the past decade.

Despite rising job numbers, U.S. unemployment stuck in crisis

The May jobs number is out, and at first blush it looks good. The economy added 431,000 jobs in May and the unemployment rate...

Colorado lagging slightly in census participation

Roughly 70 percent of households in Colorado have mailed back census forms with basic demographic data. That's 2 percentage points below the national average,...

Michele Bachmann will either love or hate the queered census

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is aiming to "queer the census" by handing out stickers Americans can paste onto the outside of...

Census Bureau Indian Country tour kicks off with a blessing

The U.S. Census Bureau kicked off its 2010 Census "Tribal Road Tour" this week with a Native American ceremony blessing the Bureau van. The ceremony took place beside the Denver Art Museum's "Wheel" exhibit, a piece inspired by Native American architecture and the Big Horn medicine wheel in Wyoming.