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How the Census Bureau Measures Income and Poverty

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Tweet Written by: Victoria Velkoff Income, poverty and health insurance statistics for 2013 from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC) will be released Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. One-year statistics from the 2013 American Community Survey … Continue reading

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Understanding Geographic Relationships: American Indian Areas

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Tweet Written by: Katy Rossiter Part two in the Understanding Geographic Relationships series focuses on relationships that exist between different types of American Indian Areas. Part one in this series provided an overview of how Census Bureau geographies relate to … Continue reading

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Nation to Become a Plurality, but Some Areas Already Are

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Tweet Written by: Jason E. Devine and Jennifer M. Ortman When people discuss our nation’s increasing diversity, they often think about the point at which the non-Hispanic White alone population will comprise less than 50 percent of the nation’s total … Continue reading

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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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