Saturday, December 25, 2010

Washington State by the Numbers: The 2010 Census Results

Initial 2010 Census results are now available. The Census Bureau has recently released the resident population Census 2010: WA Population Changefor the nation and states, as well as congressional apportionment totals for each state. For Washington state, the population increased 14.1% during 2000-2010.

Click on the following image to display an interactive map that provides details on each state’s population change, population density, and apportionment. 

Click to view interactive map

Beginning in February and wrapping up by March 31, 2011, the Census Bureau will release demographic data to the states on a rolling basis so state governments can start the redistricting process.

Other key Census Bureau references include:
  • Interactive Timeline  Lists census planning efforts, major milestones, and census data announcements over the next several years.
  • Multimedia Center  Features video, photo, and audio showcasing the importance of the 2010 Census.
  • Census in Schools  Features classroom activities and teaching materials to help teachers and students learn about the importance of the Census.

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