So-called traditional marriage has declined in Indiana, according to the 2010 Census. The survey shows a 61 percent increase in the number of households led by same-sex couples since 2000. There are now more than 16,000 LGBT couples living together and about one fourth of them are raising children. There was also a large gain… Continue reading Census Shows Same-Sex, Unmarried Couples Leading More Indiana Households
It was previously reported that Jefferson County’s population increase over the last decade was due largely to growing Asian and Hispanic populations. The same news was reported in several other counties, and this map from the Census Bureau shows how various populations have grown and shrunk since 2000.
Despite a national population shift to the south and west, Kentucky’s congressional delegation will not change as a result of the 2010 census. But that doesn’t mean the state’s legislative districts will go unchanged.
It seems that from the beginning of the “modern age” warnings have been sounded about the world’s exploding population. But people who study population will often say, it’s not the number of people but the unequal distribution of resources and worldwide levels of poverty. So what’s the solution to population control, well the UN thinks women hold the key and this year’s World Population Day was dedicated to recognizing the role of women in population control. Listen to the Show