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Posted by saviadmin on Oct 7, 2013

Examining Housing Changes Over Time using US Census Data

Changes in Owner Occupied Houses in the KI EcoCenter Area: Block Group Units Comparing 2000 and 2010 Census Data

By Jim Scheurich, PhD

A change over time in owner occupied houses is one way to examine whether a community is growing, remaining stable, or growing in terms of owners living in their own homes.

The following comparison is based on federal census data that was collected in 2000 and then in 2010.

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Posted by saviadmin on Sep 11, 2013

The Impact of Aging Boomers

By Michelle Jones

77 million people were born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964. (U.S. Census)

Every 7 seconds, an American turns 50—that’s more than 12,500 people every day! (U.S. Census)

For the first time ever, seniors comprise the largest size and percent of the U.S. population. (U.S. Census)

And this baby boomer generation will continue to grow.

By 2015, those aged 50 and older will represent 45% of the U.S. population. (AARP)

Source: http://www.immersionactive.com/resources/50-plus-facts-and-fiction/

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