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Poverty Rate Rises In LA Metro Area In Wake Of ’08 Recession

More Southland residents were living in poverty this past year in the wake of the 2008 recession, according to government data released Thursday.


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Census: LA County Has Highest Number Of Cross-County Commuters

If you live or work in Southern California, chances are you cross a county line to get there, according to a report released Tuesday.


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Census Data Shows Calif. Hispanic Population To Top Whites By 2013

The Hispanic population in California is likely to surpass the number of whites in the state sometime next year, according to new analysis of census data.

CBS Los Angeles–05/17/2012

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Census: Older Asian, Latino Populations Growing In California

The number of older Asians and Hispanics in California is rising more than three times faster than that of older whites, creating a need for more health and social services for these populations, according to census data and interviews.


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Population Dip Not Enough To Keep LA Region From Title Of ‘Most Dense’ In US

New Census data shows the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim metro region is more packed with people than the New York-New Jersey area.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/27/2012


Jobs, Housing Costs Forcing Millions To Flee California; Most In 100 Years

For the first time in nearly a century, the majority of people living in California were born here.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/28/2011

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Debate Heats Up Over Proposed Redistricting Plan

A political power struggle is building the heart of Los Angeles with Latino activists pushing county supervisors to approve another Latino district. But not everyone is behind the idea.


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Dozens Of U.S. Cities Line Up To Contest 2010 Census

With jobs and federal aid at stake, dozens of U.S. cities are lining up to contest their 2010 census counts as too low.


WeHo Has 3rd Highest Percent Of Same-Sex Couples In Calif.

An analysis of 2010 Census data shows that West Hollywood has the third highest percent of same-sex couples in California, trailing behind Palm Springs and Guerneville, a small town north of San Francisco.


Same-Sex Couples Make Up 1 Of 100 California Households

New census figures show that one out of every 100 California households is made up of cohabitating same-sex couples.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/23/2011

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Number Of Homeless Takes Slight Dip In LA County

More than 51,000 people in Los Angeles County are homeless, a slight dip from 2009, despite the poor economy and a wave of foreclosures, according to a survey released Tuesday.


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Census Shows Empty Homes, Apartments In California

Californians saw the share of empty homes and rental apartments rise over the last decade, census data showed on Thursday in the latest news on the state’s battered housing market.


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Some Southland Cities May Challenge U.S. Census Figures

Some Southern California cities may challenge U.S. Census figures that indicate they had little growth or shrank over the past decade.


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Volunteers To Count LA’s Homeless

More than 5,000 volunteers have fanned out across the city and county of Los Angeles to count the homeless, in what officials say is the nation’s largest homeless census.