When Houston was competing with a Brazilian city to be the site of a Japanese-owned plant, Houston could provide the Japanese with pertinent information about the educational attainments and other qualities of its workforce and the number of Japanese speakers in the area.
PHOENIX - The most far-flung suburbs of Phoenix are the new nirvana, if figures just released by the U.S. Census Bureau are any indicator. The rest of Arizona, including Tucson, not so much.
PHOENIX - New figures Monday from the U.S. Census Bureau showed the number of people moving to Arizona in 2011 from other states slightly exceeded the number of folks who decided to seek fame and fortune elsewhere.
WASHINGTON - Minorities continue to lag behind whites across several economic indicators, even as the job market improves, a new report says.
Pima County, meet yourself. Preliminary numbers from the 2010
U.S. census will begin trickling out next week - a process that
will continue into next summer - but this week, the American
Community Survey (ACS) has released detailed demographic
information on a local level.
Leslie Carlson spent part of Tuesday night driving around
Tucson's south side searching for those who live on the
Volunteers Leslie Carlson, left, and Bonnie Demorotski look at a map of the area where they planned to look for homeless people. They were out Tuesday. The count helps agencies and governments gauge the scope of the problem and set funding levels for services.
Some are there because of the recession, and others despite it.
Regardless, more young Americans than ever are in college —
especially community college, according to a new report.
PHOENIX — A judge has voided a new state law that its sponsor
admits was designed to shift control of the Pinal County Board of
Supervisors from Democrats to Republicans.
SAN DIEGO—Si las proyecciones de la Oficina de Censos son
correctas, hay unos 47 millones de latinos en Estados Unidos que
representan alrededor de un 15 por ciento de la población
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Census Bureau is making an
unprecedented effort to include same-sex couples in next year's
national population count, but legally married gay couples won't
show up as such in the official once-a-decade tally, bureau
representatives said Thursday.
Prop. 200 figures purely arbitrary
Un estudio de University of Arizona necesita 75 participantes
hispanos, de ascendencia mexicana, quienes se estén haciendo cargo
de un ser querido.
PHOENIX — Arizona ranks ninth nationally in its reliance on
sales taxes to fund its state and local governments, according to a
report by a nonpartisan tax research organization.
WASHINGTON — House Democrats, Latino rights organizations and
liberal advocacy groups voiced their opposition Tuesday to a Senate
amendment that would require U.S. census forms to include a
question about citizenship and immigration status.
LOS ANGELES — Armed with little more than pen and pad, ACORN
organizer David Mazariegos hits inner-city streets to save his
embattled employer rather than his usual mission of saving homes