According to the 2010 Census, the South is now home to 57 percent of the US black population, the most since 1960. The return migration is linked to jobs and living costs, but also to an attachment to the region.
The US added some 27 million residents in the past decade. But that population growth is small, percentage-wise – 9.7 percent. Only during the Great Depression decade was the growth rate lower.
The GOP, which won control of the House in midterm elections, stands to gain more seats as a result of the Census 2010 results, which show a population shift from blue states to red.
Attitudes toward the 2010 census have improved markedly in the last few months.
The 2010 census is officially underway. The Census Bureau director kicked off the count this morning.
When filling out the 2010 census there are few things to be on the lookout for.
Start checking your mailbox as mail delivery of the 2010 census begins today
Ducks dive in search of food at a pond in Minsk, Belarus, on Monday.
The 2010 US Census starts soon. At stake are billions of federal dollars – and maybe your representative's job.