Your Commute Is Getting Longer, Study FindsWhile the study did not point to a direct cause for the longer trips, previous studies noted the growing number of people moving to suburban communities outside of the major city centers.
Census Data Shows Growth In Minnesota's Minority PopulationThe latest U.S. Census estimates put Minnesota's population near the 5.5 million mark, and an expert says the number of minorities is growing four times as fast as whites. The census figures from July 2014 show that the population has increased by nearly 3 percent since the 2010 census.
Good Question: Who Is Caring For Our Kids? Returning to work after having a child can be a stressful time for many parents – from worrying to about childcare to simply worrying about their child. According to Child Care Aware, almost 11 million children under the age of 5 are in some type of child care.
SD Leads Nation In Native American Poverty RateSouth Dakota leads the nation in the percentage of Native Americans living below the poverty line, and more than half of the Native Americans in the state's second largest city live in poverty, according to new U.S. Census data released Wednesday.
Fewer Native Minnesotans These DaysFewer Minnesotans were actually born in this state compared to 30 years ago.
Minn. Redistricting Panel To Hold Public HearingsA special panel on redistricting appointed by Minnesota's Supreme Court chief justice will hold a series of public meetings to give interested people and groups a chance to be heard on the once-a-decade process of redrawing the state political map.
Census Clears Way For Minnesota RedistrictingOfficial population numbers in hand, Minnesota lawmakers are forging ahead with plans to redraw the state's legislative and congressional district boundaries.
Census: Minnesota To Keep 8 Seats In US HouseThe U.S. Census Bureau will release new population figures for the nation Tuesday that will determine whether Minnesota will keep its eight seats in the U.S. House or lose clout in Washington for the next 10 years.
Minn. Likely To Keep 8 U.S. House SeatsThe payoff for all the time and effort spent trying to get every Minnesota resident counted in the 2010 Census is expected to come Tuesday, when the state's official 2010 population is released and residents learn whether they will keep their eight seats in the U.S. House.
Census Survey Finds 10 Percent Poor In Minn.New survey data from the U.S. Census finds 10 percent of Minnesotans were living below the poverty line, with counties in the northwest part of the state struggling the most.