Here are examples of demographic questions that students may be interested in exploring. For these types of questions the US Census is a good place to start.
How has the rate of human births changed in your home town since you were born?
Which do you think are the three fastest growing towns in Maine? Are you correct?
What town experienced the greatest job losses in Maine in 2005?
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Updated: January 2007