US Census Bureau http://wkms.org en Kentucky African American Poverty Increase http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-african-american-poverty-increase <p></p><p></p><p>The number of African Americans living below the poverty line in Kentucky increased in 2012,&nbsp;while the rest of the state’s poverty data showed little or no change. That’s according to the American Community Survey the U.S. Census Bureau released today.&nbsp;</p><p>More than a third of African Americans were living in poverty in 2012, up three percentage points from the previous year. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 21:33:55 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 35020 at http://wkms.org Kentucky African American Poverty Increase Hopkinsville Named Fastest Growing City in Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-named-fastest-growing-city-kentucky <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>U.S. Census figures show&nbsp;Hopkinsville as the fastest growing city in the Commonwealth. The Bureau's recent figures&nbsp;show a 3% growth in population between 2011 and 2012. The increase is a full percent higher than Georgetown which is the next fastest growing city in Kentucky.</p><p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:55:59 +0000 Drew Adams 33369 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Named Fastest Growing City in Kentucky