Census places Utah among the fastest-growing states

Utah was among the fastest-growing states in the country this year, thanks primarily to its high birth rate, according to data released by the U.S. Census. Read more »

Dec. 27, 2015


Census estimates support 3 million milestone for Utah

Census estimates released Tuesday show Utah's population was roughly 4,000 people short of the 3 million mark on July 1 this year. State leaders celebrated the 3 million mark in October. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2015

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Census finds about 120 languages spoken in Utah

New U.S. Census data shows that about 120 languages are now spoken in Utah, with Spanish, Chinese and Pacific Island languages among the top in the state after English. Read more »

Nov. 9, 2015

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'A changing face of Utah': Census estimates show diversity among large millennial population

Young adults are becoming a larger and more diverse share of Utah's population, according to 2014 estimates released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Read more »

June 24, 2015


Census: Number of Americans on public assistance may be leveling off

The increasing number of Americans getting some kind of public assistance from the U.S. government may be slowing down, according to new numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau. Read more »

May 28, 2015


'Another piece to the puzzle': Census reveals Utah's growth among top in nation

Utah's population grew by more than 40,000 people from July 2013 to July 2014, with a five-year growth rate that ranks fourth in the nation, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census... Read more »

May 21, 2015


Police: DC man spent 48th birthday on a crime spree

Ronald Anderson spent his 48th birthday going on a crime spree in Washington and Maryland, police say. Read more »

April 11, 2015


Census Bureau guard dies from gunshot wound

An armed man kidnapped a woman, shot a Census Bureau guard and led police on a car chase through Maryland and Washington, D.C., on Thursday before authorities cornered him in an exchange of gunfire... Read more »

April 9, 2015


US mulls Middle East-North Africa category for 2020 Census

DETROIT — The federal government is considering allowing those of Middle Eastern and North African descent to identify as such on the next 10-year Census, which could give Arab-Americans and... Read more »

Jan. 30, 2015


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