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Americans are moving South, West again

Americans are heading South and West again in search of jobs and more affordable housing, as the nation’s economic health continues to improve.... Read more»

Revised outlook for 2014 calls for 59,000 new jobs across Az

Arizona will add 59,000 jobs in 2014, with the growth rate increasing from 2 percent in the two years prior to 2.3 percent, according to a report by the state’s Office of Employment and Population Statistics.... Read more»

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Calif. group inflates numbers in immigration ad

An ad from a group called Californians for Population Stabilization claims controlling immigration is "part of the solution" to global warming.... Read more»

2011 breaks U.S. record for costly weather disasters

Twelve weather disasters causing $1 billion or more in damage hit the United States in 2011, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced today, making this year’s weather the most extreme on record.... Read more»

Tribal efforts to boost Census participation add up

Arizona’s Pima Indian population tripled in the last decade, according to the latest Census figures, but it’s not necessarily because there were more tribe members — just more tribe members filling out their Census forms.... Read more»

Census: Suburban growth fuels Pima population spurt

Suburban growth was the driving force behind a decade-long increase in Pima County's population, according to a TucsonSentinel.com analysis of data released by the U.S. Census Bureau. (with interactive data)... Read more»1

Census report shows bust in Az economy, population growth

Maricopa County has added more people – almost a million – than any other U.S. county in the past decade, but that growth has slowed substantially since the economy soured. Pima County, Arizona's second-largest, saw its annual growth rate slide to less than 1 percent over the past 2 years.... Read more»

India's population: Is sterilization the answer?

India, falling behind in its race to meet the Millennium Development Goals for reducing its birth rate by 2015, has returned to a focus on sterilization. Critics of India's repackaged population control program say the cure may be worse than the disease. ... Read more»

Census estimates show sharp drop in Arizona’s population growth

Population growth in Arizona has slowed dramatically since the housing downturn and recession hit, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released Tuesday.... Read more»