Census Bureau

Population Changes

Maricopa County led nation in population growth; Pinal, Yavapai surged – Cronkite News

Maricopa County added more new residents than any county in the nation last year, continuing a trend that local officials call a credit to the region’s opportunities and affordability. The Census Bureau said Thursday that the county added 58,246 people from July 2020 to July 2021, topping Texas’ Collin County and boosting Maricopa County’s estimated

National

US marks slowest population growth since the Depression

U.S. population growth has slowed to the lowest rate since the Great Depression, the Census Bureau said Monday, as Americans continued their march to the South and West and one-time engines of growth, New York and California, lost political influence. Altogether, the U.S. population rose to 331,449,281 last year, the Census Bureau said, a 7.4%

Opinion

Opinion: Follow the Constitution and Count the People

Our democracy depends on facts and data — and right now, it’s under threat. There is no understating how incredibly important the census is. It all boils down to money and power. That is why the Trump administration, since the first week in office, has tried to skew the 2020 census count. The requirement for

National

Judge halts plan to end Census early, as Arizona, tribal responses lag

A federal judge has temporarily blocked a Census Bureau plan to end its counting a month earlier than planned, ruling in a suit joined last week by the Navajo Nation and Gila River Indian Community. The order Saturday by U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh said the plaintiffs in the case – which also included