Minority Population Under 1 Year Became the Majority in 2010

The U.S. hit a major milestone between June 1, 2010 and July 1, 2010 with very little notice. The milestone that occurred was that for the first time in recorded U.S. history there was a greater minority population under the age of one (1) year than nonminority. According to the U.S. Census Bureau National Population Estimates, . . . → Read More: Minority Population Under 1 Year Became the Majority in 2010

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CensusFax – Mother’s Day 2012

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the driving force behind Mother’s Day was Anna Jarvis. Jarvis organized observances in Grafton, West Virginia, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 10, 1908. Once the celebration became popular around the country, Jarvis petitioned members of Congress to celebrate a day to honor mothers. In 1914 Congress designated the second Sunday in May as Mother’s . . . → Read More: CensusFax – Mother’s Day 2012

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Life Expectancy after Birth Nearing 80 Years Old

Life expectancy has steadily increased over the past century. According to the National Center for Health Statistics’s National Vital Statistics report for 2010, the current life expectancy was 78.7 years old. Although there still remains a difference between racial groups, White and Black populations are moving closer. White Americans have a life expectancy of 79.0 while Black . . . → Read More: Life Expectancy after Birth Nearing 80 Years Old

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