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The U.S. population this year grew at its lowest rate since the Great Depression, according to the latest Census Bureau estimates Monday that suggest the sluggish economy continues to tamp down on immigration, and birth rates are still low for those already here.
Urban renewal? New census estimates show that most of the nation's largest cities further enhanced their allure last year, posting strong population growth for a second straight year.
New census data released Thursday affirm a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration, ending more than a decade of increases.
Their lives on hold for years, young adults are now making big moves in the fledgling economic recovery, leaving college towns or parents' homes and heading out of state at the highest rate since the height of the housing boom.
Their lives on hold for years, young adults are now making big moves in the fledgling economic recovery, leaving college towns or their parents' homes and heading out of state at the highest rate since the height of the housing boom.
As President Obama is in the middle of a two-day "Betting on America" bus tour across Ohio and Pennsylvania, political analysts said he will have to reassemble the "hope and change" demographic coalition of 2008 that relied on a high turnout of youths and blacks, and winning a larger-than-usual percentage of Hispanics and whites. By most accounts, that will be easier said than done.
Americans are staying put more than at any time since World War II, as the housing bust and unemployment keep young adults at home and thwart older Americans' plans for a beachfront or lakeside retirement.
Asian-Americans have seen their ranks swell over the past decade not only in their traditional coastal enclaves but also in states such as Texas and Nevada, according to a report released Wednesday by a coalition of Asian-American organizations.
For the first time, minorities make up a majority of babies in the United States, part of a sweeping race change and a growing age divide between mostly white, older Americans and predominantly minority youths that could reshape government policies.