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Opinion: Inventing a New Minority – Gregory Hood

Photo: San Jose, California, May Day March. Credit: z2amiller, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons [Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] The “Hispanic” census category is ambiguous; Hispanics can

Women

Motherhood deferred: US median age for giving birth hits 30

Photo: Allyson Jacobs For Allyson Jacobs, life in her 20s and 30s was about focusing on her career in health care and enjoying the social scene in New York City. It wasn’t until she turned 40 that she and her husband started trying to have children. They had a son when she was 42. Over

Michael Barone

Opinion: Plague-Year Immigrants Headed to Trump Country – Michael Barone

I want to add a few notes to my Christmas weekend column on the Census Bureau’s July 2021 state population estimates and what stories they tell about growth and decline in the first 15 months of the coronavirus pandemic. THE IMMIGRATION BUST The big news is about immigration. In the years from 2010 to 2019,

Michael Barone

Opinion: A (Statistical) Journal of the Plague Year – Michael Barone

As a Christmas present to statistics lovers, the Census Bureau has released its estimates of the population of the nation and the 50 states as of July 1, 2021. The Bureau admits up front that, due to COVID, its numbers are subject to more uncertainty than usual. But overall, they provide important clues as to

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