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Laurinburg, North Carolina
LAURINBURG is a city in Scotland County, North Carolina
North Carolina
, United States. It is the county seat of Scotland County. Located in southern North Carolina
North Carolina
near the South Carolina state border, Laurinburg is southwest of Fayetteville and is home to St. Andrews University . The Laurinburg Institute
Laurinburg Institute
, a historically African-American school, is also located in Laurinburg. The population at the 2010 Census
Census
was 15,962 people. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Historic sites * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 Education * 4.1 Colleges * 5 Media * 6 Notable people * 7 Sister cities * 8 References * 9 External links * 10 Further reading HISTORYSettlers arrived at the present town site around 1785. The settlement was named for a prominent family, the McLaurins
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City
A CITY is a large and permanent human settlement . CITIES generally have extensive systems for housing , transportation , sanitation , utilities , land use , and communication . Their density facilitates interaction between people and businesses, sometimes benefiting both parties in the process. Historically citydwellers have been a small proportion of humanity overall, but today, following two centuries of unprecedented and rapid urbanization , half of the world population is said to live in cities. Present-day cities usually form the core of larger metropolitan areas and urban areas , creating numerous commuters traveling towards city centers for employment, entertainment, and edification. The most populated city proper is Shanghai while the largest metropolitan areas also include the Greater Tokyo Area and Jabodetabek ( Jakarta )
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1980 United States Census
The TWENTIETH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau , determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 226,545,805, an increase of 11.4 percent over the 203,184,772 persons enumerated during the 1970 Census . CONTENTS * 1 Census questions * 2 Data availability * 3 State rankings * 4 City rankings * 5 References * 6 External links CENSUS QUESTIONSThe 1980 census collected the following information from all respondents: * Address * Name * Household relationship * Sex * Race * Age * Marital status * Whether of Spanish/Hispanic origin or descentIt was the first census not to ask for the name of the "head of household." Approximately 16 percent of households received a "long form" of the 1980 census, which contained over 100 questions
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1970 United States Census
The NINETEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau , determined the resident population of the United States to be 203,392,031, an increase of 13.4 percent over the 179,323,175 persons enumerated during the 1960 Census . CONTENTS * 1 Data availability * 2 State rankings * 3 City rankings * 4 Conclusions * 5 Notes * 6 External links DATA AVAILABILITYMicrodata from the 1970 census are freely available through the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series . Aggregate data for small areas, together with electronic boundary files, can be downloaded from the National Historical Geographic Information System . These data were originally created and disseminated by DUALabs . Personally identifiable information will be available in 2042
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1990 United States Census
The TWENTY-FIRST UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau , determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9.8 percent over the 226,545,805 persons enumerated during the 1980 Census . Approximately 16 percent of households received a "long form" of the 1990 census, which contained over 100 questions. Full documentation on the 1990 census, including census forms and a procedural history, is available from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series . It was the first census to designate "Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander" as a racial group separate from Asians. To increase black participation in the 1990 UNITED STATES CENSUS, the bureau recruited Bill Cosby , Magic Johnson , Alfre Woodard , and Miss America Debbye Turner as spokespeople. The Integrated Public Use Microdata Series
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2000 United States Census
The TWENTY-SECOND UNITED STATES CENSUS , known as CENSUS 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau , determined the resident population of the United States
United States
on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 people enumerated during the 1990 Census . This was the twenty-second federal census and was at the time the largest civilly administered peacetime effort in the United States. Approximately 16 percent of households received a "long form" of the 2000 census, which contained over 100 questions. Full documentation on the 2000 census, including census forms and a procedural history, is available from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series
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Population Density
POPULATION DENSITY (in agriculture : standing stock and standing crop ) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density . It is frequently applied to living organisms , and most of the time to humans . It is a key geographical term. CONTENTS* 1 Biological population densities * 1.1 Human
Human
population density * 1.1.1 By political boundaries * 1.1.2 Other methods of measurement * 2 See also * 2.1 Lists of entities by population density * 3 References * 4 External links BIOLOGICAL POPULATION DENSITIES Population
Population
density is population divided by total land area or water volume, as appropriate. Low densities may cause an extinction vortex and lead to further reduced fertility. This is called the Allee effect after the scientist who identified it
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Census
A CENSUS is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population . The term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses ; other common censuses include agriculture, business, and traffic censuses. The United Nations defines the essential features of population and housing censuses as "individual enumeration, universality within a defined territory, simultaneity and defined periodicity", and recommends that population censuses be taken at least every 10 years. United Nations recommendations also cover census topics to be collected, official definitions, classifications and other useful information to co-ordinate international practice. The word is of Latin origin: during the Roman Republic , the census was a list that kept track of all adult males fit for military service
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Union Army
American Indian Wars
American Indian Wars
American Civil War * Sumter * First Bull Run * Wilson\'s Creek * Henry and Donelson * Shenandoah * South Mills * Richmond * Harpers Ferry * Munfordville * Shepherdstown * Chambersburg Raid *
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1960 United States Census
The EIGHTEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau , determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 179,323,175, an increase of 18.5 percent over the 151,325,798 persons enumerated during the 1950 Census . CONTENTS * 1 Data availability * 2 State rankings * 3 City rankings * 4 Notes * 5 External links DATA AVAILABILITYMicrodata from the 1960 census are freely available through the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series . Aggregate data for small areas, together with electronic boundary files, can be downloaded from the National Historical Geographic Information System
National Historical Geographic Information System
. Personally identifiable information will be available in 2032
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1950 United States Census
The SEVENTEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau , determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 150,697,361, an increase of 14.5 percent over the 131,669,275 persons enumerated during the 1940 Census . CONTENTS * 1 Census questions * 2 Data availability * 3 State rankings * 4 City rankings * 5 References * 6 External links CENSUS QUESTIONSThe 1950 census collected the following information from all respondents: * address * whether house is on a farm * name * relationship to head of household * race * sex * age * marital status * birthplace * if foreign born, whether naturalized * employment status * hours worked in week * occupation, industry and class of workerIn addition, a sample of individuals were asked additional questions covering income, marital history, fertility, and other topics
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United States Census Bureau
The UNITED STATES CENSUS BUREAU (USCB; officially the BUREAU OF THE CENSUS, as defined in Title 13 U.S.C. § 11) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System , responsible for producing data about the American people and economy . The Census
Census
Bureau is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and its director is appointed by the President of the United States
United States
. The Census
Census
Bureau's primary mission is conducting the U.S. Census every ten years, which allocates the seats of the U.S. House of Representatives to the states based on their population. The Bureau's various censuses and surveys help allocate over $400 billion in federal funds every year and it helps states , local communities, and businesses make informed decisions
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1880 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1880 conducted by the Census Bureau during June 1880 was the tenth United States Census
United States Census
. It was the first time that women were permitted to be enumerators. The Superintendent of the Census was Francis Amasa Walker . CONTENTS * 1 Data collected * 2 Data availability * 3 Results * 4 City rankings * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links DATA COLLECTEDFive schedules were authorized by the 1880 Census Act, four of which were filled out byent of certain members of the population. Experts and special agents also were employed to collect data on valuation, taxation, and indebtedness; religion and libraries; colleges, academies, and schools; newspapers and periodicals, and wages
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1890 United States Census
The ELEVENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS was taken beginning June 2, 1890. It determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 62,979,766—an increase of 25.5 percent over the 50,189,209 persons enumerated during the 1880 census. The data was tabulated by machine for the first time. The data reported that the distribution of the population had resulted in the disappearance of the American frontier . Most of the 1890 census materials were destroyed in a 1921 fire and fragments of the US census population schedule exist only for the states of Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, and Texas
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1910 United States Census
The THIRTEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau on April 15, 1910, determined the resident population of the United States to be 92,228,496, an increase of 21.0 percent over the 76,212,168 persons enumerated during the 1900 Census . The 1910 Census switched from a portrait page orientation to a landscape orientation
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1920 United States Census
The FOURTEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau one month from January 5, 1920, determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 106,021,537, an increase of 15.0 percent over the 92,228,496 persons enumerated during the 1910 Census . Despite the constitutional requirement that House seats be reapportioned to the states respective of their population every ten years according to the census, members of Congress failed to agree on a reapportionment plan following this census, and the distribution of seats from the 1910 census remained in effect until 1933. In 1929, Congress passed the Reapportionment Act of 1929 which provided for a permanent method of reapportionment and fixed the number of Representatives at 435
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