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Updated Census shows less people than pigs PDF Print
Thursday, 20 December 2007 22:00
New Census data was released yesterday. . The report includes population and mortality rates. 8.9 people were living in North Carolina in 2006, compared to 9.5 million pigs and hogs. The data highlights serious issues as well. The infant mortality rate statewide is the fourth highest rate in the country with 8.8 per 1,000 births. North Carolina spent only $7,852 per student in elementary and secondary schools in 2005. That ranks the state near the bottom at 39th.
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