census On The Census, Who Checks 'Hispanic,' Who Checks 'White,' And Why By Gene Demby • Jun 16, 2014 We've been talking a lot lately about how who fills out the Census in what way. It's an ongoing preoccupation of Code Switch, and one shared by Julie Dowling. Dowling, a University of Illinois sociologist, whose book, Mexican Americans and the Question of Race, came out earlier this year. Washington Ranks Sixth For New Foreign And Out-Of-State Residents By Liz Jones • Jan 27, 2014 Flickr Photo/dvs Listen Listening... / 2:20 Roll out the welcome wagon: New census figures show Washington state continues to rank as a top destination for people who move from across the country or from abroad. Rents Rising In Seattle And Portland As Wages Stay Flat By Liz Jones • Sep 19, 2013 Flickr Photo/Daniel Spils Listen Listening... / 2:40 If you’re on the hunt for an affordable apartment in Seattle, Bellevue or Tacoma – good luck. Rents in these urban areas continue to climb higher while people’s earnings remain stagnant, according to a new annual census report released Thursday. Living In A White City By Ross Reynolds • Oct 11, 2012 Seattle is one of the whitest cities in the country according to the most recent census. But what does that mean? What's it like to live in such a white city? We talk to you about the latest figures.