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The Demographics of Double and Half

source: US Census Bureau, 2000 and 2010 ikish counties have seen their Asiar, Black, Hispanie, Native American, or White residents double over the decade? .And where have those populations reduced by at least half? Double Half Or more Or less what it 10 was years earlier what it was, 10 earlier years Asian Relatively small atine are casly deubled (and, likeaie, shrank by half). Because the number of Asians in many counties is few, there can be lange relative shifte over a decade. Black, Afri├žan American Many of the countics with a doabled Black population are in northern/central states -where populations quite small to begin with. were Hiepanio As a mapidly growing ethnic group, the large number of counties where Hispanics have doabled is not surprising -nor is the comparatively small set of counties where their population halved American Indian / Alaska Native Ar a propor tiomalily omall popalation, one could expeot more variability over a decade, However, the small number of counties making this list reflects, anderstandably, the clustered distribution of American Indian cOmmunities and a comparative resistance to migration. White The popalation of American countics Gypically hare such high White populations that it takes a rather dramatic shift to make this list, Hurricane Katrina contributed to the halving of the papalation of St., Bernard Parish, Louisiana Meanuhile, White popalations doubled in Pinal Co. Arizonia and the North Slape of Alaska, No counties saw their overall population decrease by half. Two counties doubled their verall popalation: Kendall County, lilinoie, and Pinal County, Arizana. Sharpie, m. John Nelson, IDV Solutions

The Demographics of Double and Half

shared by johnmnelson on Feb 09
Where have populations of various race/ethnic census categories doubled between this census and the last? How about where those numbers have reduced by half? Check out this set of doubled or halved ...


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