U.S. Census http://nwpr.org en Census Of Agriculture Shows Fewer Oregon Farms http://nwpr.org/post/census-agriculture-shows-fewer-oregon-farms <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New statistics from the US Department of Agriculture show the number of working farms in Oregon shrank by more than 8 percent between 2007 and 2012. The figures were included in preliminary data from the agency's 2012 Census of Agriculture.</span></p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:26:51 +0000 David Nogueras 41770 at http://nwpr.org Census Of Agriculture Shows Fewer Oregon Farms Number Of Uninsured Down, Poverty Rates Stagnant In Northwest http://nwpr.org/post/number-uninsured-down-poverty-rates-stagnant-northwest <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Idaho and Oregon are among the states that have seen a decrease in the number of uninsured. The drop was mainly due to an increase in the number of people enrolled in public insurance programs, like Medicaid. Those are some of the findings of new reports out Thursday from the Census Bureau.</span></p><p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:19:59 +0000 Jessica Robinson 34405 at http://nwpr.org Where Are The Foreign Language Households In Washington State? Not Where You Think http://nwpr.org/post/where-are-foreign-language-households-washington-state-not-where-you-think <p></p><p>New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show the Northwest has fewer people who speak a foreign language at home than the country as a whole. But the highest concentrations of foreign speaking households in the region are not where you might expect.</p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:38:53 +0000 Jessica Robinson 32227 at http://nwpr.org Where Are The Foreign Language Households In Washington State? Not Where You Think Hispanics Are America’s Fastest Growing Aging Population http://nwpr.org/post/hispanics-are-america-s-fastest-growing-aging-population <p>BY ANDREA CASTILLO AND JOSH PFLUG</p><p>In 1972, Raul Soto immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico, expecting to work for only a few years before returning to his home country.&nbsp;Forty years later, the 69-year-old former fruit picker &ndash; like millions of other migrant workers &ndash; is growing old in America. Thu, 17 May 2012 21:36:33 +0000 The Murrow News Service 8505 at http://nwpr.org Northwesterners Look For Details Among 1940 Census Data http://nwpr.org/post/northwesterners-look-details-among-1940-census-data <p>Americans are pouring over the newly released data from the 1940 Census. Demand was so high Monday that the National Archives website crashed. But as correspondent Chris Lehman reports, many people in the Northwest have an extra challenge in finding information about their relatives. Tue, 03 Apr 2012 00:13:21 +0000 Chris Lehman 5980 at http://nwpr.org Northwesterners Look For Details Among 1940 Census Data