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Fewer kids, less funding

...economically, isn't attracting a younger population that would bring school-aged children.According to the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, five of the last six years in Juneau have seen a decline in households with one or more...
To rename or not? Reconsidering honors for racists

...before Emancipation remained untainted by slavery."Meanwhile, in Alaska, Gov. Bill Walker has informed the U.S. Census Bureau he plans to change the name of a census district named for Confederate military leader Wade Hampton.The onetime slave...
Name change sought for area named for confederate officer

...statistical equivalent of a county' for one with no direct Alaska connection it is now," she wrote.The U.S. Census Bureau told Murkowski the state could initiate a name change with a letter to the bureau's director.Murkowski said it...
Flag down, but what happens now?

...percent of whites, 10.5 percent of Asians and 23.5 percent of Hispanics of all races, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. More than 2.5 million African Americans were arrested in 2013 - second only to the 6.2 million whites arrested...
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New title for area named for confederate officer

...Walker sent a letter to U.S. Census Bureau Director John Thompson on Wednesday...that elevated the issue.The Census Bureau in April said the state could...the area name will change in Census Bureau publications.State demographer...
Federal, state estimates agree: Juneau's population is dropping

...from the Alaska Department of Labor and the U.S. Census Bureau indicate the population of the City and Borough of Juneau...the CBJ had a population of 32,626, according to Census Bureau estimates. The state's 2013 estimate was higher...
Report: Rising share of Hispanics speak proficient English

...toward Hispanics is responding to this trend, he said.The language report, which was based on an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data for Hispanics age 5 and older, found 89 percent of U.S.-born Latinos spoke proficient English in 2013...
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Fairbanks population shrinks in new estimates

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner newspaper reported. Those figures come from new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.Alaska's total population dropped by an estimated 527 people, according to the figures, which were released last...
For Juneau and Alaska, gay marriage legalization is good for business

...Sreekar Jasthi used this data, as well as Gallup Poll data on self-identified lesbians and gays and the U.S. Census Bureau's marriage rate by state to determine the economic impact for Alaska and each other state. "We assumed that the...
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Alaska leads nation with welfare recipients new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.A state-by-state tally of...figures released Tuesday by the Census Bureau show the number of families or...receiving public assistance.The Census Bureau figures include families receiving...


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