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2010 Census

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Top 2010 Census Articles

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  • New taxes, policy initiatives should be off the table during special session

    In approximately six weeks the Maryland General Assembly will meet in a special session to perform its constitutional duty to reapportion the state for congressional districts. The reapportionment is necessary so congressional districts reflect the new...
  • Census Bureau lowers number of gay couples, in corrected data

    The number of same-sex couples in Maryland and throughout the country is lower than the U.S. Census Bureau previously said, the agency announced Tuesday. In August, based on the 2010 census, the agency said Maryland had about 17,000 same-sex couples. The...
  • Redistricting Commission proposes changes to County Council boundaries

    After spending the summer crunching population numbers and looking at possible boundary lines, the Howard County Redistricting Commission has come up with three County Council district maps to present to the public. Two of the proposed maps make fairly...
  • Delegation should reject proposed congressional map

    Delegation should reject proposed congressional map
    As the Howard County delegation heads to Annapolis for a special session, we urge its members to put principle above party politics and oppose the gerrymandered mess the Democratic leadership is about to propose as the new congressional map in Maryland....
  • Commission recommends changes for all council districts

    The Councilmanic Redistricting Commission has selected a map to send to the County Council that makes changes to all five council districts. Nearly 26,000 residents, or roughly 9 percent of the county's population, according to the 2010 census data the...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore officials hope half-century trend of population decline at end

    Arriving in Baltimore for college in 2004 from her native New York City, Vienna DeGiacomo assumed she would quickly head back north after graduating from Goucher College. But nearly three years after receiving her English degree, DeGiacomo, 24, is...
  • 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...
  • Elkridge residents want redistricting to preserve their clout

    Elkridge residents don't want the once-per-decade redrawing of County Council district lines to dilute their political influence, but some wonder if the interests of the county's oldest community are tied more closely to those of Ellicott City's in...
  • Md. transplants seen as helping to drive growth of York County, Pa.

    Md. transplants seen as helping to drive growth of York County, Pa.
    Former Baltimorean Greg Wise, who moved to York eight years ago to be closer to his aging parents, says he can easily identify new Maryland transplants who have joined him in the northern migration just across the Pennsylvania line. They're called...
  • Maryland population grows by 480,000

    Buoyed by a growing Hispanic population and the availability of steady federal jobs, Maryland grew by 9 percent in the last decade - faster than most Eastern states, according to new Census Bureau data. Maryland's population grew by 480,000 residents, to...
  • Census shows Md. No. 1 in wealth

    Maryland has maintained its perch as the nation's wealthiest state, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau, though more residents in some suburbs were living in poverty than in 2000. The census information contained some good news for...