Housing Unit Growth In North Dakota Unsurpassed In NationThe recent energy boom in western North Dakota has fueled a growth in housing units unsurpassed in the nation. A new Census Bureau report shows that North Dakota had the fastest rate of growth in housing units in the country between 2010 and 2014, and also between 2013 and 2014.
Census: More Than 175K MN Children Live In PovertyNumbers released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau reveal how many children in Minnesota are living in poverty. Fourteen percent of kids in the state of Minnesota lived in poverty in the last year. That's about 176,000 children.
Minn. Has The 6th-Highest Taxes In The U.S., Census Bureau SaysYou may be surprised to know that numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau show Minnesota has the sixth-highest taxes in the country. But Wisconsin is just ahead of us as the fifth-highest taxed state in the nation.
Good Question: How Many Of Us Go On Spring Break?When your high school looks like Richfield's, and your walk home is cold and snowy, daydreams of spring break in a tropical locale can be comforting.
Good Question: If You're Not Part Of The 1%, What Percent Are You?Money and class are a huge part of the national discourse right now. Who is the 20 percent, the 10 percent, the top 1 percent? Where does your family compare to the rest of taxpayers in the United States?
Study: Number Of Uninsured Kids In MN UpEven with more children living in poverty because of the rough economy, the number of children without health insurance in the U.S. has dropped by 1 million in the past three years, according to a report released Tuesday by Georgetown University.