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Shedding Light on Race Reporting Among Hispanics

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Tweet Written by: Merarys Ríos-Vargas and Fabián Romero Over the last few decades, many Census Bureau studies have examined race reporting among Hispanics on the census questionnaire, but these studies did not specifically look at those who self-reported being of … Continue reading

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The “Second Great Wave” of Immigration: Growth of the Foreign-Born Population Since 1970

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Tweet Written By: Elizabeth M. Grieco Many Americans can trace their ancestral roots to the “great wave” of immigration that occurred during the late 1800s and early 1900s. This is not surprising, as the foreign-born population grew rapidly during this … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Future of Census.gov

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Tweet Byline: Lisa Wolfisch If you have ever visited census.gov, you know that sorting through the vast array of information about America’s people, places and economy can be daunting. Based on customer research and feedback we collected and analyzed over … Continue reading

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Marrying Older, But Sooner?

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Tweet Written By: Jonathan Vespa The age when Americans marry for the first time has risen to its highest point since the 1950s. Although true, there is more to the story. With life expectancy increasing, Americans today are actually marrying … Continue reading

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Moving … County-to-County

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Tweet Written by: William Koerber and Melanie Rapino Over the course of a year, how many Americans move to a new county? About 6 percent of the population age 1 and older, according to American Community Survey data gathered from … Continue reading

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