Tag: Population


Idaho Is Fastest-Growing State in U.S.

Idaho has the fastest-growing population in the United States, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Over the last year, the Census Bureau concludes, Idaho’s population increased by 2.2 percent, with now 1.7 million residents living in

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Five of Top 10 Fastest Growing U.S. Cities Are in Texas

New projections from the American City Business Journals (ACBJ) ranked five Texas metropolitan areas among the fastest growing Top 10 U.S. cities. By 2040, they expect to see explosive population growth.

Pope Francis leads the Palm Sunday Mass at St. Peter's Square on March 20, 2016 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Francis on Sunday presided at the Procession and Mass for Palm Sunday, as the Church enters into the celebration of Holy Week.

Pope Francis and Christian Leaders Warn of Global Under-Population

In the face of falling birthrates in much of the developed world, Pope Francis and Christian leader James Dobson have sounded the alarm of global under-population, calling on families to reevaluate the gift of children and larger families. In his


Japan: Amid Population Collapse, Fukushima Families Falling Apart

Given the option of leaving their hometowns or risking radiation poisoning five years ago, families living near the Fukushima radiation disaster are falling apart, facing divorce, suicide, and cancer. The breakdown of Fukushima families comes as Japan faces a dwindling population it continues to struggle to replenish.

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 30: Immigrant families and their supporters rally in protest against the Obama Administration's plans to target undocumented immigrant families in a series of raids early next year in front of the White House December 30, 2015 in Washington, DC. Citing their need to flee violence in …

Report: America’s Foreign-Born Population Is Zooming Upwards

The foreign-born population in the U.S. will explode from already record levels of 42.4 million, up to 78.2 million in as few as 45 years, according to new report released by the Seate’s subcommittee on immigration and the national interest.

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WaPo: Between 4 Million and 12 Million Muslims in US

It seems relevant to ask about the size of the Muslim population in the United States, as a spirited debate rages about how many of them might be “extremists” or prone to “radicalization,” and this seems like the sort of

A man holds an US flag prior to taking the citizenship oath to become a US citizen during a naturalization ceremony at the US Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, May 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read

Report: 75 Percent of U.S. Population Growth Since 2000 Due to Immigration

“Immigration, counting both new admissions and births to immigrant women, was responsible for three-fourths of the growth in our population this century,” the report published this week by the immigration reduction group Negative Population Growth reads. “If current trends continue, immigration will add another 100 million people to the United States in the next 50 years.”