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2010 Census

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Top 2010 Census Articles

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  • City seeks input on redrawing boundaries of Laurel's wards

    Members of the city's Census and Ward Boundary Review Committee will hold a public meeting to gather input on proposed adjustments to the boundaries of Laurel's two voting districts on Wednesday, June 20 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the Laurel...
  • Two options proposed for Laurel ward boundary changes

    Two options proposed for Laurel ward boundary changes
    Construction of new residential units in the southern part of the city of Laurel over the past decade has led to increased population in election Ward 2 and the need to shift some of that population to Ward 1. Every decade, following the release of U.S....
  • Baltimore should embrace its inner-nerd

    Baltimore is brainy. And that's a good thing — nerds come out ahead. A study released recently by the Brookings Institution ranks metro areas by number of college graduates, and the Baltimore-Towson area comes in 14th, with 35 percent of adults...
  • Getty has alternative map for 6th Congressional District

    ANNAPOLIS — State Sen. Joe Getty, a Republican who represents parts of both Carroll and Baltimore counties in the state's 5th Legislative District, this week said he will introduce a bill during the special session of the General Assembly to...
  • High court affirms Maryland's redistricting map

    The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed Monday a lower court's ruling upholding Maryland's new congressional redistricting plan, which counts inmates as living at their last-known addresses instead of in their prison cells. But it may not be the last word on...
  • Census Bureau: Baltimore's population continues to shrink

    Baltimore lost about 1,500 people from April 2010 to July 2011, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Baltimore's population now hovers around 619,500, according to the estimates — which showed that the populations...
  • Baltimore population decline calculation is subject to debate

    Baltimore population decline calculation is subject to debate
    Few people, from politicians to commenters on Facebook, expressed surprise when The Baltimore Sun reported Thursday that the city’s population has continued on a downward trajectory. Some did wonder, though, whether the minuscule number of people...
  • Sun sends a harmful message to women

    Great numbers of girls and women suffer from the impacts of a negative body image, including, for example, health concerns such as eating disorders. The National Institute of Mental Health, referring to the results of the National Comorbidity Study...
  • City bets millions on renewal of troubled Johnston Square neighborhood

    City bets millions on renewal of troubled Johnston Square neighborhood
    The public housing unit Susan Batchelor shares with her teenage daughter on a blighted East Baltimore block has new kitchen cabinets, modern appliances and central air. After years on a waiting list, Batchelor is delighted with the renovated two-bedroom...
  • Same-sex divorce case heads to top Maryland court

    Same-sex divorce case heads to top Maryland court
    Jessica Port and Virginia Anne Cowan had settled on San Francisco as the place to turn their two-year engagement into a marriage, taking advantage of an opportunity in 2008 for same-sex couples to wed there. They flew from their home in the District of...
  • Immigrants key to reaching mayor's population goal

    Immigrants key to reaching mayor's population goal
    What comes to mind when Mexican immigrant Elsa Garcia thinks of Baltimore's drawbacks? "Basura. O las drogas," said the East Baltimore resident. "Trash. Or drugs." Then, quickly, comes her list of Baltimore's pluses: Her husband has been able to find...
  • February: Snow and more snow means less and less school

    February: Snow and more snow means less and less school
    It was four days off and counting for Harford County Public Schools students, who were enjoying Mother Nature's wrath of snow and ice at the end of January and the beginning of February. Students were off Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday because of...