us census bureau http://michiganradio.org en Census: People more than 100 years old tend to be female and more likely to live in poverty http://michiganradio.org/post/census-people-more-100-years-old-tend-be-female-and-more-likely-live-poverty <p>The 2010 census showed about 1,700 people in Michigan were more than 100 years old.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.census.gov/prod/2014pubs/acsbr12-18.pdf">A new U.S. Census report</a> says those centenarians are overwhelmingly women, with less education and higher rates of poverty than other American retirees.</p><p></p><p>Brian Kincel is a statistical analyst with the U.S. Census Bureau. He says the numbers reflect social and economic conditions in the 1920s, when the current crop of centenarians came of age.</p><p></p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:07:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 17204 at http://michiganradio.org Census: People more than 100 years old tend to be female and more likely to live in poverty Census: Michigan's income and poverty rates remained steady in 2012 http://michiganradio.org/post/census-michigans-income-and-poverty-rates-remained-steady-2012 <p>New U.S. Census data shows Michigan’s median income and poverty rates holding steady.</p><p>The Census Bureau released the results of its latest American Community Survey today.</p><p>The results show Michigan’s poverty rate in 2012 stood at 17.4%, unchanged from 2011.</p><p>Ed Welniak leads the Income Statistics Branch of the U.S. Census Bureau. &nbsp;He says Michigan’s numbers reflect a broader national trend.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 15:01:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 14500 at http://michiganradio.org Census: Michigan's income and poverty rates remained steady in 2012 Michigan will get detailed census data tomorrow http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-will-get-detailed-census-data-tomorrow <p>The state of Michigan will formally recieve its 2010 U.S. Census data tomorrow .&nbsp;&nbsp; We already know that the data will show Michigan was the only state in the union to lose population between the 2000 and 2010 census.&nbsp; We should also learn where that population loss will be felt the most.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Mar 2011 20:48:32 +0000 Steve Carmody 1735 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan will get detailed census data tomorrow