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Generational Composition of North Carolina Electorate in 2016

Yesterday’s post examined projected generational changes in North Carolina’s adult population. By 2016, North Carolina is projected to have 7.85 million adults, with the following projected generational breakdown: Greatest ( – 1927): 82,800 Silent (1928-1945): 849,400 Baby Boomers (1946-1964): 2,329,500 … Continue reading

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NC Legislative Districts and Deviation from Ideal Population Size, 2013

May 21, 2015 update: The original post defined compliance for U.S. Congressional Districts as within +/-1%. Although the courts require adherence to equal population as much as possible, the maximum potentially accepted deviation cited elsewhere is a total spread of … Continue reading

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NC in Focus: Young Adults, Then and Now

“Young adults today, often called the millennial generation, are more likely to be foreign born and speak a language other than English at home, compared with young adults in 1980.” – U.S. Census Bureau press release The U.S. Census Bureau … Continue reading

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Are 93% of men in Polkton, NC, really unemployed?

I stumbled across the following table while searching for some North Carolina information: Table 1. “Employed Male Civilian Population Percentage City Rank” (low to high), 2006-2010 ACS This table supposedly represents the percentage of the male civilian population that is … Continue reading

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