Monthly Archives: July 2014

Understanding Geographic Relationships: Counties, Places, Tracts and More

By Katy Rossiter Geography is at the center of taking a census. We do not just count people; we count people where they live. Geography is important because it is the basis for taking a census and for tabulating census … Continue reading

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Where do STEM Graduates Work?

Written By: Liana Christin Landivar and Anthony Martinez In 2012, 14.8 million employed college graduates reported having a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  About one-quarter of these graduates work in a STEM occupation, so where do … Continue reading

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Who Faces More Family Instability: Married or Nonmarried First-Time Mothers?

Written by: Lindsay M. Monte In the Fertility of Women in the United States: 2012 report, we use June 2012 Current Population Survey data to examine family instability. A common definition of family instability is considered to be changes in the … Continue reading

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