Recent U.S. census data shows the proportion of Minnesotans who were born in the Land of 10,000 Lakes is shrinking. About 69 percent of Minnesota residents were born here, compared with 75 percent in 1980.
The St. Cloud City Council will take a look at re-drawing its ward boundaries now that the state and federal redistricting has been completed. Governments are required to go through the redistricting process every time a new census is completed.
The Census Bureau is reporting that 15 percent of Minnesota's children, or about 190,000 of them, were living in poverty last year. That's a significant increase from the 14 percent who were living in poverty in 2009, but Minnesota's child poverty rate remains among the lowest in the…
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau finds that the poverty rate inched up in Minnesota while incomes fell. The data from the American Community Survey released Thursday shows that poverty rate increased from 11 percent in 2009 to 11.6 percent last year.