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November 15, 2017
A typical scene of fields and cows just outside the town of Eldon, Missouri, population roughly 5,000; Today, 44 percent of the town's residents live below the poverty line and more than 60 percent of students qualify for free or reduced-cost lunches.  Photo for The Washington Post by Trevor Frost
Despite devastating injuries, football in the heartland is a way to make it through life
November 15, 2017 - 12:24pm
September 12, 2017
Derek Mathis, 23, of Hazelwood, Pennsylvania. Median household income in America was $59,039 last year, surpassing the previous high of $58,655 set in 1999.  Jeff Swensen for The Washington Post.
Middle-class income hit highest level on record in 2016, Census Bureau reports
September 12, 2017 - 3:37pm
Rooftops of houses in the Kitsilano neighborhood and the downtown core are seen in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on Jan. 7, 2017. Chris Helgren / Reuters
Canada records highest population growth rate in G7
February 12, 2017 - 7:00am
April 20, 2016
Reservations in Dakotas, Washington selected for census test
April 20, 2016 - 4:36pm
November 18, 2014
Census: Lyman, Douglas counties lead region for growth
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
July 10, 2014
SD gets younger with median age drop
July 10, 2014 - 5:25pm
June 26, 2014
Census: Lyman, Douglas counties lead region for growth
June 26, 2014 - 10:08pm
Tale of two booms: Oil boom fuels drop in age in Great Plains states
June 26, 2014 - 10:16am
June 17, 2014
Census: ND's growth fast, concentrated; SD's a bit slower
June 17, 2014 - 6:58am
June 11, 2014
State and county ag census profiles released
June 11, 2014 - 9:44am
May 20, 2014
South Dakota, Nebraska, buck trend of fewer farms
May 20, 2014 - 10:24pm
January 9, 2014
Population of Sioux Falls goes up 2.2 percent to 162,300
January 9, 2014 - 6:29am
June 13, 2013
Sydney Binford, 8, hands out corn recently at a student farmers market held in Esparto, Calif., by the Food Bank of Yolo County. The food bank recently gave up its quest for a grant to buy a refrigerated truck after becoming entangled in the federal definition of "rural." (Washington Post photo)
Census: Rural US loses population for first time
June 13, 2013 - 7:31pm
April 1, 2013
This August 2011 photo shows the Reva post office, located inside the Reva Store on Highway 79 in Reva. Census numbers indicate that rural residents across South Dakota are skipping town to live in bigger cities like Sioux Falls and Rapid City. (AP photo)
SD's country folk trade the sticks for city life
April 1, 2013 - 7:53am
March 22, 2013
Rapid City metro area continues to grow
March 22, 2013 - 4:05pm