Census

(Source: CBS) Florida Redistricting For Congress, 2012

House OK’s Plan To Re-Draw Florida’s Legislative Maps; Heads To Senate

Florida’s growing population is help[ing to re-write the state’s political map, with the Florida House approving Friday new district maps for Congress, the Florida House, and the Florida Senate. But if you think that approval means the boundaries are set, think again: it’s likely the whole thing will be decided in court.

02/04/2012

Money Generic

State’s Income Drop Is Second Highest In Nation

If you’re finding it tougher to make ends meet now than a few years ago, you’re not alone. According to new Census data, Floridians income has dropped more than 7 percent over the past three years.

CBS4–09/22/2011

(AP)

Florida Incomes Down, Poverty Up

After getting slammed by the economic recession, Floridians are grappling with lower incomes and a higher poverty rate, according to a U.S. Census report released Tuesday.

09/13/2011

(Source: AP)

Census: South Americans More Than Double Florida Presence

Colombians, Venezuelans and Peruvians more than doubled their numbers in Florida over the last decade, making South Americans the state’s third-largest Hispanic group, according to the latest 2010 census numbers.

CBS4–08/19/2011

(Source:AP Photo/David Goldman)

Census: Influx Of Working-Age Adults Fuels Fla. Growth

Working-age adults made up Florida’s fastest-growing age group in the past decade, according to census data released Thursday, helping push the Sunshine State down several rungs in the ranking of states with the nation’s oldest population.

CBS4–08/18/2011

U.S. Census

Miami Among Dozens Of Cities Challenging Census

With hundreds of millions of dollars hanging in the balance, multiple cities across the country are challenging the 2010 Census count as being too low for the current population.

CBS4–06/29/2011

education

Census: More Hispanic Students Finishing High School

A higher percentage of young Hispanic adults is finishing high school, and the number attending a two-year college has nearly doubled over the last decade, according to Census data released Wednesday.

CBS4–06/09/2011

South Beach

Hispanics Now Make Up A Quarter Of Florida’s Population

A diverse group of Hispanics now account for about a quarter of Florida’s nearly 19 million year round residents.

CBS4–05/05/2011

U.S. Census

Miami: Don’t Count Us Out

The melting pot that is Miami got burned by the 2010 Census and it could cost the town billions of dollars in federal funding, according to city officials.

CBS4–04/19/2011

Florida residents will get view of how the state has changed in the past decade when the U.S. Census releases data about the Sunshine State.

Keys Officials Demand Census Recount

Recent census results revealing Monroe County has had a decline in population has officials calling for a recount.

CBS4–04/10/2011

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