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News & Updates

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Population trends are returning to pre-pandemic norms as the number of annual deaths decreased last year and migration reverted to patterns not seen since before 2020, according to the new Vintage 2023 population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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The first American Indian Day was celebrated in May 1916 in New York. In 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed a joint congressional resolution designating November 1990 as “National American Indian Heritage Month.” Similar proclamations have been issued every year since 1994.
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Hispanic Heritage Month is observed annually every September 15th-October 15th in the United States. The State Data Center has updated It's Latinos in Iowa profile in recognition of this month long celebration.
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Census Bureau Releases New 2020 Census Data on Age, Sex, Race, Hispanic Origin, Households and Housing
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Older Americans Month is observed annually every May in the United States. It’s primarily observed to recognize the contributions of past and present older persons to the country. The State Data Center has updated in Older Iowans profile in recognition of this month long celebration.
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May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and in celebration the State Data Center has updated its' Asian/Pacific Americans in Iowa profile
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MARCH 30, 2023 — Today, the U.S. Census Bureau begins accepting requests for special census cost estimates. The Special Census Program is offered each decade to provide local jurisdictions with an enumeration of their population, housing units, group quarters and transitory locations between decennial censuses.
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After some of the nation's most populous counties experienced significant outmigration and population declines in 2021, overall patterns of population growth and decline are moving towards pre-pandemic rates
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In celebration of Black History Month the State Data Center has updated it's African Americans in Iowa profile
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Growth in U.S. Population Shows Early Indication of Recovery Amid COVID-19 Pandemic