Tag Archives: Census Bureau

Why Changing Demographics Mean More Democrats

They always shoot the messenger. Even when he’s being optimistic. And Mitt Romney was optimistic when he said only 47 percent of the potential electorate wouldn’t vote for him because they were dependent on the government. The actual Census Bureau figures are much worse. The bureau reports 49.2 percent of your fellow citizens received some… Read More »

Fewer Immigrants and Newborns, More Elderly Slow U.S. Population Growth

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Lower immigration levels, population aging, and declining fertility rates are driving a decline in U.S. population growth, according to a new Population Reference Bureau (PRB) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. Between 2010 and 2011, the U.S. population increased by 0.7 percent, after averaging 0.9 percent growth each year from 2000 through 2010, reported Mark… Read More »

July Durable Goods Orders Come in Better Than Expected

New orders for manufactured durable goods in July increased $7.7 billion or 4.0 percent to $201.5 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. The report showed a return from weakness mainly in automobiles and aircraft manufacturing. And some renewed weakness in the defense sector. Excluding transportation, new orders increased just 0.7 percent. Cars and auto… Read More »