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Census: Minn. Child Poverty Rate Hits 15 Percent

The Census Bureau is reporting that 15 percent of Minnesota’s children, or about 190,000 of them, were living in poverty last year.

11/17/2011

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Census Finds 1,330 Gay Married Couples In Minn.

Minnesota doesn’t permit same-sex couples to marry, but new figures from the Census Bureau shows it has nearly as many married same-sex couples as Iowa, where the unions are legal.

09/27/2011

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Home Ownership Rate For Black Minnesotans Drops

New census figures show the home ownership rate for black Minnesotans has dropped.

07/14/2011

Documents for the 2011 census are shown after being delivered to a household in London on March 7, 2011. Taken every 10 years, the census collects information about the population to allow the British Government to plan and fund the services that it provides to the public. (credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

New Census Data Show Poverty In NW Minn. Counties

New census data show nearly half of the state’s 10 most impoverished counties are in northwestern Minnesota, where jobs that can support families can be hard to find.

06/21/2011