NC Census http://wunc.org en There's A Megalopolis In North Carolina's Future http://wunc.org/post/theres-megalopolis-north-carolinas-future <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Carolina Population Center at </span>UNC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is debuting a new unit this week that will focus on translating complicated Census data for businesses and the public.</span></p><p>The new unit is called <a href="https://demography.cpc.unc.edu/nc-data/nc-housing-units-1940-2050/">Carolina Demography</a>.&nbsp; And the first project by Director Rebecca Tippett is dissecting current and future North Carolina housing units for a span covering 110 years.</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:39:39 +0000 Leoneda Inge 26100 at http://wunc.org There's A Megalopolis In North Carolina's Future Census: Poverty Up In NC, Health Insurance Rate Steady http://wunc.org/post/census-poverty-nc-health-insurance-rate-steady <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The latest Census report shows North Carolina continues a slow crawl out of the economic downturn.</p><p>In 2012, more people lived below the poverty level in North Carolina than they did the year before.&nbsp; The <a href="https://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/embargoed_releases/cb13-167.html">Census Bureau’s American Community Survey</a> shows 18% of North Carolinians live in poverty compared to about 16% nationally.</p><p>Ed Welniak heads the Income Statistics branch of the Census Bureau.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:01:21 +0000 Leoneda Inge 22754 at http://wunc.org Census: Poverty Up In NC, Health Insurance Rate Steady