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Baltimore, Maryland Skyline from the Inner Harbor

Baltimore, Maryland Skyline from the Inner Harbor (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Maryland’s population grew by more than 111,000 between 2010 and 2012, mainly due to gains in minority groups, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released in June.

In fact, Maryland is moving closer to becoming a majority‐minority state, with its minority share reaching 46.1 percent in 2012. Maryland has the seventh highest minority share in the country, significantly exceeding the U.S. national average of 37 percent.

Population gains in Maryland over the last year were led by increases in the Hispanic population (more…)

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The Census Bureau just released a report on population change between 2000-2010 on Metropolitan and Micropolitan areas. The report shows that many large metropolitan areas have seen increases in people moving back near downtown areas.  Unfortunately, Baltimore and New Orleans were exceptions.  Baltimore lost 10,194 within two miles of City Hall.  Also of interest to Maryland, the Washington, D.C. area saw an increase of non-Hispanic white population near downtown while registering declines in non-Hispanic whites in the surrounding suburbs. (more…)

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