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Population Grew in Most Alabama Metro Areas in 2015

Alabama’s metro area population continued to grow, increasing by 14,754 people, or 0.4 percent, from July 1, 2014 to July 1, 2015, according to the population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

UA Researchers Project Increase in State’s Aging Population

The number of Alabama residents 65 years and older is expected to increase from 721,166 in 2013 to 1.2 million in 2040, said University of Alabama researchers.

Alabama: Rural or Urban? ‘It Depends,’ According to UA Analyst

Alabama, when it comes to land area and population, is a study in contradiction. Most of the state is rural, but most of the population lives in urban areas, according to a University of Alabama demographer.

Black Population Up in Alabama, People Reported as Both Black, White More than Doubles, Census Indicates

Fourteen percent of all people in the United States identified themselves as black, either alone or in combination with another race, according to a report just released by the U.S. Census Bureau. In 2010, 55 percent of the black population lived in the South, and 105 Southern counties had a black population of 50 percent or higher.

How Long Does It Take You to Get to Work? UA Analyst Reacts

The average American commuter who drives to work needs 25 minutes and 18 seconds to make the trip.

Number of Non-employer Firms in State Continues to Shrink in 2009, Census Bureau Reports

The number of non-employer businesses in Alabama that exploded between 2003 and 2004 took a drastic hit from the recession that started in 2007, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

UA’s State Data Center Offers Look at Seniors for ‘Older Americans Month’

Annette Watters, manager of the State Data Center at The University of Alabama, dug through information from the U.S. Census Bureau and came up with some interesting facts about Alabama’s senior citizens.

Half the Kids in Dallas County Live in Poverty, Census Shows

Between 2007 and 2009, the poverty rate for children ages 5 to 17 in families rose in about three quarters of Alabama’s 67 counties, according to U.S. Census Bureau.

Most State Population Centers Grow Slightly, According to New Census Estimates

Most of Alabama’s cities that serve as economic and social hubs are growing, according to U.S. Census estimates for 2009 released Tuesday.

State’s Hispanic Population Higher than Estimated, According to Census Bureau

The Census Bureau has revised its previous estimate of Alabama’s 2009 Hispanic population upward by nearly 18,000, according to the State Data Center at The University of Alabama.

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