census http://knau.org en State's Population Continues to Churn http://knau.org/post/states-population-continues-churn <p>The state got a bunch of new residents last year. Tue, 11 Dec 2012 16:07:23 +0000 Howard Fischer 24487 at http://knau.org Population Getting Older, Especially in Southwest http://knau.org/post/population-getting-older-especially-southwest <p style="margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">The U.S. census has released data showing a 15 percent increase in the population age 65 and over. That amounts to more than 40 million Americas. Western states like Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico had the fastest growth of older residents. A number of counties across the southwest experienced a more than 70 percent increase in the number of seniors. Scottsdale, Arizona is the country&#39;s oldest city, where 20 percent of the population is over age 65. Fri, 02 Dec 2011 22:12:52 +0000 5363 at http://knau.org Census Shows Steady Growth in Native American Population over the Past Ten Years in the Southwest http://knau.org/post/census-shows-steady-growth-native-american-population-over-past-ten-years-southwest <p>Ganado, AZ – The new 2010 census shows a steady growth in the Native American population over the past ten years across the southwest. But the country's largest Indian reservation, the Navajo Nation in the Four Corners region, actually saw its population shrink by 3 percent. In the final installment of our Fronteras series Sensing Change, Daniel Kraker visited the small reservation town of Ganado, Arizona, to find out where the people are going.</p> Wed, 13 Apr 2011 23:19:48 +0000 Daniel Kraker 3607 at http://knau.org