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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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Beyond a Bachelor’s Degree: Big Gains for Graduate School Attainment

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Tweet Written by: Jessica Davis The number of people with some graduate education now exceeds the number who have just a bachelor’s degree –36 million to 30 million, one of the interesting findings in the newly released 2013 educational attainment … Continue reading

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Measuring Alternative Educational Credentials

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Tweet Written by: Robert Kominski and Stephanie Ewert Social science research has repeatedly shown a link between educational attainment and social and economic outcomes. Although we have insight into how high school diplomas and college degrees shape achievement, what about … Continue reading

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