Poverty Rate Rises, Income Drops, Census Bureau Reports

The number of Americans living in poverty grew by 1.7 million last year, according to new estimates by the Census Bureau. The new report, the Current Population Survey, is considered more accurate than preliminary figures released three weeks ago and is used by the...

Hispanics Now Largest U.S. Minority

Hispanics have surpassed blacks as America’s largest minority race or ethnic group, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Census Bureau Director Louis Kincannon reported the new figures to the League of United Latin American Citizens June 18. Estimates place the...

Is War Looming Between Generations?

Every month 800,000 people around the world turn 65 years old. A report from the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Institute of Aging called this rate of aging “unprecedented.” It also predicted that the world’s population will continue to grow...