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Census weighs changes to counting American Indians

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The U.S. Census Bureau is testing new questions on tribal enrollment to try to get a more accurate count of American Indians in 2020, officials said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-18/census-weighs-changes-counting-american
State
Young women live with M & D like it's 1940

...millennial women put off marriage, attend college and face high living expenses.A Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data found that 36.4 percent of women between the ages 18 and 34 lived with parents or relatives in 2014, the...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-12/young-women-live-m-d-its-194
Nation and World
AFN conference to kick off Thursday in Anchorage

...people who are well esteemed, but just not as well-known by the general public.Other scheduled speakers include U.S. Census Bureau director John H. Thompson., Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, Alaska's three-member congressional delegation and...

http://juneauempire.com/2015-10-14
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AFN convention to kick off in Anchorage

...people who are well esteemed, but just not as well-known by the general public.Other scheduled speakers include U.S. Census Bureau director John H. Thompson., Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, Alaska's three-member congressional delegation and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-12/afn-convention-kick-anchorage
State
Alaska says 1,000 people signed up for expanded Medicaid

...the expansion, which Gov. Bill Walker announced without approval of the Legislature.According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 17.2 percent of Alaskans were uninsured last year, though that figure includes Alaska Natives who have no health...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-22/alaska-says-1000-people-signed-expanded
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/less-kids-less-funding
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-06/rename-or-not-reconsidering-honors-raci
State
Name change sought for area named for confederate officer

...the 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/name-change-sought-area-named-confedera
Local
Federal, state estimates agree: Juneau's population is dropping

A pair of reports from the Alaska Department of Labor and the U.S. Census Bureau indicate the population of the City and Borough of Juneau is on the decline.The reports, which tracked changes in population...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-26/federal-state-estimates-agree-juneaus-p
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/report-rising-share-hispanics-speak-p
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