NC Census

Politics & Government
9:39 am
Wed November 20, 2013

There's A Megalopolis In North Carolina's Future

Aeriel snapshot of NW Charlotte, 2005.
Credit UNC Population Center

The Carolina Population Center at UNC is debuting a new unit this week that will focus on translating complicated Census data for businesses and the public.

The new unit is called Carolina Demography.  And the first project by Director Rebecca Tippett is dissecting current and future North Carolina housing units for a span covering 110 years.

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Politics & Government
9:01 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Census: Poverty Up In NC, Health Insurance Rate Steady

US Census Bureau releases its 2012 results on Income, Health Insurance and Poverty.
Credit US Census Bureau

The latest Census report shows North Carolina continues a slow crawl out of the economic downturn.

In 2012, more people lived below the poverty level in North Carolina than they did the year before.  The Census Bureau’s American Community Survey shows 18% of North Carolinians live in poverty compared to about 16% nationally.

Ed Welniak heads the Income Statistics branch of the Census Bureau.

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