Welcome to the hub of American prosperity. Yesterday, the Census Bureau released the results from the 2011 American Community Survey, and in the competition for Wealthiest City in America, the Bay Area snagged gold and silver.
San Jose took the top spot, with a median income of $76,593 and San Fra ... More >>
A shifting political landscapeIn a year that has been marked by Asian ascendancy in city politics -- including the appointment of the city's first Chinese-American Mayor Ed Lee -- U.S. Census Bureau data released today highlights an interesting yet not so surprising fact: San Francisco is b ... More >>
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This Thanksgiving, as you sit around the table with your family and attempt to dodge pointed questions about your love life and career, divert attention from yourself by spewing forth one of these fascinating Turkey Day facts. Once the topic of conversation has ... More >>
There's San Francisco, on the far left...Was it the brightest thing for the government to stack its deadlines so U.S. Census Deadline Day is just 24 hours after Tax Day? Perhaps not. But that question isn't on the census, which is due today. If census return rates had been a horse race, your humb ... More >>
Count it.Hooray! It's that magical day when the census form arrives! This year we're even more excited about it, because as you may have read, there's now an option for gay married people to proclaim their actual status. Also, even if a gay couple with no official marriage license considers itsel ... More >>