April 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic
BROOKINGS (AP) The South Dakota’s State Census Center is hosting a demography conference next month to teach the average person how to read and understand data.
March 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON (AP) A record number of U.S. counties more than 1 in 3 are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local economies that are spurring young adults to seek jobs and build families elsewhere.
October 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The population in South Dakota’s rural areas will age more rapidly in coming years as more baby boomers enter retirement and more young people migrate to urban areas, South Dakota’s state demographer says. Continue Reading
October 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR Minnesota Department of Human Rights Commissioner Kevin Lindsey will discuss how the state’s changing demographics will affect jobs, education and the economy in the future during an appearance tonight at Ridgewater College in Willmar.
September 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE For a guy who grew up long ago at Carthage, most recently population 144 in the 2010 census and likely still shrinking up there off the main highways in rural Miner County, Sidney Goss sure gets around.
July 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
As the “center of gravity of the global energy picture” shifts to North America, will the Great Plains become a 21st-century Sunbelt, attracting newcomers (and the congressional clout that goes with them) as did the South and Southwest in the 1900s? Continue Reading
March 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE South Dakota’s American Indian population is younger than the state’s white population, a trend officials say has implications for the provision of education and other services. Continue Reading
February 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The judicial panel that drew the new map did a professional and evenhanded job. Minnesotans should recognize this public-policy success and heed the calls to let such panels handle redistricting in decades to come. Continue Reading
July 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The wealth gaps between whites and minorities have grown to their widest levels in a quarter-century. The recession and uneven recovery have erased decades of minority gains, leaving whites on average with 20 times the net worth of blacks and 18 times that of Hispanics, according to an analysis of new Census data. Continue Reading