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“As recently as 1980, 76 percent of [North Carolina] residents were natives, and the next-largest source of state residents was South Carolina. Today, there are twice as many North Carolina residents born in New York as were born in South Carolina.” – From “Where We Came From, State by State”  by Gregor Aisch, Robert Gebeloff […]

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“During the first third of the Nineteenth Century… thousands of North Carolinians moved to the new territories and states beyond the mountains every year. The 1830s was the decade of heaviest migration; 32 of the states 68 counties actually lost population, and the increase for the whole state was only 2.5 percent, despite the fact […]

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In what four areas of North Carolina is the population at least 10 percent foreign-born? What county is 63 percent black? What county is the most Hispanic? Eyeball the answers on these new  census-derived maps from the New York Times. (Type “North Carolina” in the search box.)

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