For the first time since 2007, the percentage of people living in poverty in the Austin metro area has dipped. The poverty rate also fell slightly in the City of Austin, but the percentage of children younger than 18 in poverty in the city climbed for a fourth straight year, to 29.1 percent in 2011. MORE
New census data find that for the first time more than half of the children under age 1 in the U.S. were minorities.
In Texas, nearly 7 in 10 people under age 1 were minorities as of July 2011, a slight increase from 2010.
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More than 1 in 3 Latino residents in the Austin metro area were under 18 in 2010, an increase from 2000 and the highest percentage in that age category among racial and ethnic groups.
Meanwhile, about 1 in 10 white residents were 65 or older, also an increase from 2000 and the highest percentage in the metro area by race and ethnicity, according to new census race and ethnic demographic data released last week.
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New statistics released by the Census Bureau find that more people than ever are staying put, with only 11.6 percent of Americans changing residences between 2010 and 2011.
However, Texas led the nation in migration from other states. The top state of origin? California.