Thursday, January 15, 2009

NO SMALL ISLAND

Formation off St. Barts 12/2008 from the series CRUISE
All reproduction rights reserved Wm. Greiner

The U.S. Census Bureau has revised its estimates of the number of people who lived in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Bernard parishes in mid-2007! 

This provides a morale booster to all who have come back to rebuild, as well as steering additional federal funding  to the region.

The revised estimate of the city's population on July 1, 2007, went  from 239,124 to 288,113! That is  an increase of more than 20 %.