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Oil and Gas Continue to Fuel Population and Housing Growth in North Dakota

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Tweet Written by: Rodger Johnson For much of the last century, population totals declined in some areas of the northern Great Plains as people were drawn to opportunities in other parts of the country. In particular, faster growing areas in … Continue reading

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How Much are School Systems Spending on our Children’s Education?

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Tweet Written by: Mark Dixon For decades, the U.S. Census Bureau has collected data on how governments and school systems spend money on education, and the resulting statistics allow policymakers to see trends. Current spending per pupil generally increased over … Continue reading

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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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