Dramatic increases in the Hispanic population are seen around the country, especially in the south and west.
Eric Fischer’s maps show where whites, blacks, Asians and Hispanics live, and illustrate the degree to which American cities remain segregated along racial lines.
Community organizers and census workers are trying to ease resistance to the census among Russian immigrants in the Brighton Beach neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY.
According to the 2000 Census, there were approximately 1.25 million people living in the United States who self-identified as Arab. But many advocates estimate the Arab American population to be three times that size—over 3.5 million.
The Census Bureau printed instructional materials in some 60 languages this year, but Mixotec, Mayan, Zapotec or any other indigenous Mexican language were not among them.
Deep into the count, the city is still struggling to improve on its poor showing in the 2000 Census.
Korean is one of 6 official languages that the census questionnaire can be completed in. That doesn’t mean counting Koreans in New York is easy.
While Filipino Americans generally support the census, undocumented Filipino immigrants worry about giving out personal information.
Part of a series on the 2010 Census and immigrant communities connected to the official census languages.
A poll of nearly 1000 people found that that Spanish-speaking immigrants are more likely than U.S.-born Hispanics to mail back their census forms.