Special Decennial Census Edition
Author: Deirdre A. Gaquin,Mary Meghan Ryan
Publisher: Bernan Press
Category: Social Science
County and City Extra: Special Decennial Census Edition is an essential single-volume source for Census 2010 information. This edition contains easy-to-read geographic summaries of the United States population by race and Hispanic origin, age, family relationship, household composition, and housing status. It provides the most up-to-date census data for each state, county, metropolitan area, congressional district, and all cities with a population of 25,000 or more. It complements the popular and trusted County and City Extra: Annual Metro, City, and County Data Book, also published by Bernan Press. Features of this publication include: .census data on all states, counties, metropolitan areas, and congressional districts, as well as on cities and towns with populations above 25,000 .key data on over 5,000 geographic areas .ranking tables which present each geography type by various subjects including population, land area, population density, age, race, housing vacancies, and population change from 2000 2010 .data from previous censuses for comparative purposes .independently compiled age groupings-making it easier to identify the school-age population .appendices that provide comprehensive lists of geographic areas and their Census 2010 populations-making it easier to identify the relationships among cities, counties, and metropolitan areas .color maps and ranking tables that help users understand the data Some of the interesting facts found inside County and City Extra: Special Decennial Edition include: .the population of the United States grew 9.7 percent between 2000 and 2010 slower than the 13.1 percent increase between 1990 and 2000 .Michigan was the only state that did not increase in population between 2000 and 2010 .while the fastest growing areas in the country tended to be in the West and South regions, the fastest growing county in the country between 2000 and 2010 was in the Chicago metropolitan area Kendall County, IL which grew by 110 percent .in 2010, nine cities had populations over 1 million persons, topped by New York City with nearly 8.2 million persons, Los Angeles with 3.8 million persons, and Chicago with 2.7 million persons .in 2010, the median age was 37.2 years, up from 35.3 years in 2000, and 32.9 years in 1990 .Maine had the oldest population of all the states, with a median age of 42.7 years, while Utah had the youngest at 29.2 years .more people (46.3 percent) lived alone in New York County than in any other large county in the nation .only 2.6 percent of the population live in group quarters, but there were 46 counties where more than 20 percent of the people live in group quarters."