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People in the South move more than those in other US regions

ORLANDO, Fla. — Southerners moved a bit more last year than people who lived in any other region of the United States. New figures released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau show that 12.5 percent of people in the South moved from 2013 to 2014. They moved either within their county, from one home to another, or moved from elsewhere ...

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WISEMAN: Where does Mississippi fit with new county census data

A graduate student managed to ruin my last day of spring break. It all had to do with my last lecture before the break and a Census Bureau report that she forwarded to me and which caused me to reach for my calculator. The story, written by Hope Yen of the Associated Press and appearing in Yahoo! News, centered on ...

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Mississippi still atop the list of state’s with most unbanked households

Mississippi has retained its distinction as the state with the highest percentage of households without checking accounts or other banking services, a survey released earlier this month by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. shows. The survey conducted in 2011 found that 15.1 percent of Mississippi households are “unbanked.” Though the 15.1 percent is higher than all other states, it marks ...

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