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2010 census

Monday, February 28th, 2011

For Republicans, the hazards of red meat

The growth of the state’s Hispanic population and the rise of immigration as a political issue put Texas Republicans in a tight spot — especially the ones with statewide aspirations.

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Survey says: Hays County young, growing fast

Most locals intuitively know that Hays County is a young, fast-growing and increasingly diverse community. Now, a new set of data released last month by the U.S. Census Bureau gives hard numbers to back up those hunches.

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

San Marcos still lags behind in census count

With just a couple of days to send in their questionnaires, only 57 percent of San Marcos residents have mailed back their census forms—meaning that 43 percent will receive personal visits from the U.S. census Bureau in...

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Villalpando added to census staff

New San Marcos Census Outreach Coordinator Marge Villalpando hopes to access many residents who may be missed or confused by the 2010 Census.

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