America's population of centenarians — already the largest in the world — has roughly doubled in the past 20 years to around 72,000 and is projected to at least double again by 2020, according to the Census Bureau. Full story
Village officials in Plato, Missouri are trying to figure out how to make the most of being declared by the U.S. Census Bureau as the population center of the United States. Full story
New numbers from the Census Bureau showed what too many struggling Americans already know: There are more working-age Americans are living below the poverty level than at any time since 1965. NBC's Lee Cowan reports on what's behind these grim statistics.
Director of U.S. Census Bureau Robert Groves talks to the media after a presentation of the 2010 Census U.S. population at the National Press Club in Washington December 21, 2010. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau released Tuesday showed that the country's population has risen 9.7 percent in the past