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This is Who We Were: In the 2000s

Table of Contents

Essay on the 2000s


“The Last Known Survivor of the South Tower of the 9/11 World Trade Center Attack”

Andy J. Semotiuk, Forbes, September 12, 2016

Section One: Profiles

2000: Real Estate Lawer

2000: Young Japanese Immigrant and Painter

2001: Waitress and Young Mother

2001: Collegiate Ultimate Frisbee Player

2001: Special Forces Sergeant in the War in Afghanistan

2002: Public Relations Specialist

2002: Shaman and Energy Healer

2003: Heavy Machinery Operator

2003: Workshop and Retreat Leader

2003: Lieutenant Colonel in the War in Iraq

2004: Salesperson and Training Director

2004: High School Girls’ Basketball Coach

2004: Elementary School Principal

2005: Telemarketer

2005: Pool Player

2006: Olympic Hockey Player

2006: Music Copyright Lawyer

2007: Avionics Mechanic in the National Guard

2007: Jazz Saxophonist

2008: Barack Obama Campaign Field Organizer

2008: Brigadier General

2008: Producer, CNN

2008: Surfer and Surfboard Entrepreneur

2009: Pastry Chef

2009: Irish Immigrant and Researcher

2009: Roofing Crew Leader

2009: Brewery Owner

Section Two: Historical Snapshots

Early 2000s

Mid 2000s

Late 2000s

Section Three: Economy of the Times

Consumer Expeditures

Annual Income of Standard Jobs

Selected Prices

Value of a Dollar Index 1860-2016

Section Four: All Around Us—What We Saw, Wrote, Read & Listened To

All Around Us—2000s

Section Five: Census Data

State-by-State Comparative Tables: 2000, 2010 and 2016

U.S. and State Profiles

Age and Sex Composition

The American Indian and Alaska Native Population

The Asian Population

The Black Population

Congressional Apportionment

The Hispanic Population

Housing Characteristics

The Older Population

Overview of Race and Hispanic Origin

Population Distribution and Change: 2000 to 2010

The White Population

Further Reading