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  • The real reason behind Baltimore's population decline: High taxes and rotten schools

    At a time when birth control is cheap and readily available, it's deplorable Baltimore City has such high rates of abortion. But unlike your columnist, I don't think this has anything to do with the shrinking population of the city ("Abortion and...
  • Maryland is ranked as richest state

    It's the kind of statistic that makes politicians and economic development gurus cheer: Maryland ranked as the richest state in the nation last year, according to estimates released yesterday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The state's proximity to...
  • Income up, study says

    Income up, study says
    A city-sponsored economic study shows Baltimore has about $1.2 billion more in aggregate neighborhood income than traditional markets have estimated, and city leaders say they plan to highlight these findings to developers in an attempt to revitalize four...
  • Maryland hispanic population booms since 2000

    WASHINGTON - The Maryland Hispanic population has increased by at least 65 percent since the 2000 Census, contributing to increasing ethnic diversity nationally, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report. There are 375,830 Hispanics living in Maryland...
  • Feeding the world, poisoning the planet

    First of five articles AASEN, Netherlands -- Leopold Hendrick admits a visitor through the locked doors of the world's first bureaucracy dedicated to tracking and taxing animal waste, a kind of manure IRS. The government administrator apologizes for...
  • Myanmar's first census in three decades extended amid controversy

    YANGON (Reuters) - A group of women dressed in green sarong-like longyis and simple white blouses stand around a table piled with census forms, entering neat notations on spreadsheets by hand. The women will have to go through 37,579 family census forms,...
  • Softer demand seen in SoCal housing market

    Softer demand seen in SoCal housing market
    Population growth in Southern California slowed last year, and that helped lead to softer demand for housing. The number of residents in the seven-county region grew 0.8% to 21.7 million last year, a slight dip from 0.82% growth the previous year,...
  • U.S. has fewest births since 1998 after recession, census shows

    U.S. has fewest births since 1998 after recession, census shows
    The U.S. recorded the most deaths in its history and the fewest births since 1998, resulting in the lowest population gain from natural causes in 35 years, an analysis of 2013 Census Bureau estimates released Thursday shows. Americans remain cautious...
  • Moving out? Migration reflects soft Southern California housing market

    Moving out? Migration reflects soft Southern California housing market
    Population growth in Southern California continued to slow last year, another factor in soft demand for housing. The populations of the Los Angeles, Riverside and San Diego metro areas were still growing in 2013, according to new figures released by the...
  • South Florida population grows to 5.8 million

    South Florida population grows to 5.8 million
    A steady flow of overseas migration helped push South Florida's population up 4.4 percent between 2010 and 2013, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. The region had an estimated 5.8 million residents in 2013, allowing it to remain the nation's eighth-...
  • Connecticut Unemployment Falls To 7%, Lowest Since 2009

    Connecticut's unemployment rate dropped from 7.2 percent to 7 percent in February, the lowest level since January 2009. Even with the improvement, only five states have unemployment rates that are measurably higher than Connecticut's: Rhode Island,...
  • Connecticut Housing Permits Dip In February

    Housing permits in Connecticut dipped in February, but new home construction for the first two months of this year is still well ahead of 2013, a report released Wednesday showed. Towns and cities issued 604 permits for single-family houses, condominiums...