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Using the Survey of Income and Program Participation to Study Poverty Dynamics

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Tweet Written by: Ashley Edwards Some people may see poverty as a continuous state. In fact, it can be temporary. Many people are used to understanding the issue of poverty through annual statistics that provide a snapshot of how many … Continue reading

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OnTheMap Upgrades – New Business Firm-Level Data and Improved PDF Reports

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Tweet Written by: Matthew Graham The Census Bureau has updated the popular OnTheMap tool. Now you can find firm-level statistics, such as firm age and firm size. A product of the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) program, these statistics allow policymakers, … Continue reading

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Discover Your Neighborhood with Census Explorer

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Tweet Written by: Michael Ratcliffe Our customers often want to explore neighborhood-level statistics and see how their communities have changed over time. Our new Census Explorer interactive mapping tool makes this easier than ever. It provides statistics on a variety … Continue reading

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What Are Model-Based Estimates and Why Does the Census Bureau Produce Them?

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Tweet Written by: Lucinda Dalzell, Chief of the Small Area Estimates Branch Today the Census Bureau released its 2012 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates program statistics for all states, counties, and school districts. They are produced for the U.S. Department … Continue reading

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Where Do You Want to Dwell?

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Tweet New Census Mobile App Showcases Local Statistics for People on the Go Written by: Stephen Buckner America has always been a nation on the move. Whether you are looking for a career change or a new neighborhood to call … Continue reading

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