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U.S. Census Director Urges Residents To Fill Out 2010 Census

Census Shows California’s Asian, Latino Populations Growing

Latinos now make up 38 percent of California’s population and Asians have become the fastest growing minority group in the nation, according to US Census Bureau numbers released Thursday.

06/26/2014

San Francisco's Embarcadero (CBS SF)

Census Data Confirms San Francisco, San Jose Have Highest Median Rents

Just how high are rental units in San Francisco? New Census Bureau data shows that the City by the Bay has the highest median rents among the country’s largest cities.

11/15/2013

(CBS)

Latinos To Soon Surpass Whites In California

Hispanics will become the largest ethnic group in the nation’s most populous state early next year, the California Department of Finance said Thursday, marking a big milestone in a long-running demographic shift that has already deeply altered the political balance of power, the economy and culture.

02/01/2013

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Census Shows Whites Lose US Majority Among Babies

For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing.

05/17/2012

A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Flight Of Families Concerns San Francisco Supervisors

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is attempting to tackle the issue of “family flight” – defined by the thousands of families with school-age children who left the city in the past decade.

03/09/2012

Traffic jam on a California highway (AP)

Bay Area Carpooling On The Decline

Census data show that participation in carpooling in California has declined over the past 30 years despite hundreds of millions of dollars spent on programs to increase the practice.

CBS San Francisco–07/18/2011

Lesbian Wedding

Census Shows Uptick In California Same-Sex Couples

On the eve of San Francisco’s Pride weekend comes amid new Census figures that include the first detailed tally of gay and lesbian couples in California.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/23/2011

Santa Clara City Council

Santa Clara City Council Accused Of Being Too White For Too Long

In something of a legal shot over the bow, an attorney who specializes in civil rights has put Santa Clara on notice that he believes the City Council is violating state law.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/10/2011

(AP)

Latinos, Asians Fuel California’s Population Growth

Data from the 2010 U.S. Census released Tuesday shows Latinos grew by 28 percent and Asians grew by 31 percent.

CBS San Francisco–03/08/2011

Homeless people set up camp under a freeway overpass in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose Volunteers Trained For Homeless Census

Bay Area counties are getting ready for the biennial homeless count. Training kicked off Thursday in San Jose.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/20/2011

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