For more than 57 years, The Atlanta Voice has been fighting for the well-being of Atlanta's African-American community. The Atlanta Voice is the leading news source dedicated to the well-being of Atlanta's African-American community. The four largest counties in the Atlanta area, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett, each grew by more than 10%. By total number of Georgians, Gwinnett County had the highest number of new residents.
With 151,741 new residents, Gwinnett County's population grew by approximately 18.8%, making it the second most populated county in the state with 957,062 residents. Fulton County remains the most populous county in the state of Peach, with 1,066,710 residents. Over the past ten years, Fulton County gained 146,129 new residents. Sixty-seven of Georgia's 159 counties, most of them smaller and more rural, lost population.
For example, Dooly County shrank by nearly 25%. Bryan County grew by 48%, followed by Forsyth County, which added 75,772 people, or 43.2%, as part of the Atlanta suburbs. The new numbers will help the U.S. Government determine where to allocate hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding for hospitals, fire departments, schools, highways and other services.
Companies will study the numbers when deciding where to build new factories and stores. In addition, census data will be used to redesign the House of Representatives and Senate districts within the Georgia legislature. As the census spread, blacks and minorities were initially hesitant to answer questions. However, as the issue of redistricting took shape at the Georgia State Capitol, the importance of completing the census became a priority for reticent people, once the data was collected.
Itoro Umontuen currently serves as managing editor of The Atlanta Voice. Upon his arrival at the historic publication, he was its director of photography. Umontuen For more than 57 years, The Atlanta Voice has been able to provide a voice to those who don't have one. It is the largest audited African-American community newspaper in Georgia.
Founded in 1966 by the late Ed Clayton and the late J. Lowell Ware, The Atlanta Voice has evolved and redefined its efforts to better connect with the community it serves. Sign in with the password below or sign in with your email. Get a code in your email to sign in or sign in with a password.
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