demographics

Asian Americans, Hispanics are the fastest growing part of the U.S. population | The Numbers Racket

BY: - May 24, 2021

Between 2000 and 2019, the Asian population in the United States grew 81 percent, making it the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group during the same timeframe, increasing from 10.5 million people in 2000 to a record-setting 18.9 million in 2019. 

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Oh baby! These were the most popular boys and girls baby names in Pa. in 2020 | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 17, 2021

Having a baby this year? From the Social Security Administration, these are the most popular boy and girl names in the Keystone State.

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Report: The 2020 electorate was the most diverse ever | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 14, 2021

The growth has been driven by increased shares of Latino and Asian-American/Pacific Islander voters - but there's still some distance to go.

With an eye toward improving vaccine equity, Pa. Health Dept. rolls out expanded vaccine demographic data

BY: - April 27, 2021

The update, announced last week, follows the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s push to make the commonwealth’s vaccination efforts more equitable. Acting state Health Secretary Alison Beam said it will help the department monitor the progress of “equitable distribution” across the commonwealth. 

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Census 2020: How we miss the mark on collecting data | Ana White

BY: - October 23, 2020

The decennial count does a bad job of capturing and reflecting the true diversity of America's Black and Brown communities.

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Report: These are the most — and least — diverse states. How did Pa. do? | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 10, 2020

While the state's Latino population is vibrant and growing, a new study confirms that the Keystone State still has some distance to go.

A state full of commuters who work in healthcare: This is Pa. today | The Numbers Racket

BY: - February 25, 2019

The state's biggest employer may not be who you think it is.