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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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Married Couples are Not the Only Type of Two-Parent Family

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Tweet Written by: Jamie M. Lewis When you think of a two-parent family, you may picture a married couple with children under 18. Although these families make up a substantial proportion of all households, at 19 percent, they are not … Continue reading

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Households on the Move

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Tweet Written by: ¬†David Ihrke During the previous year, 13.7 percent of householders living with their own children moved. What may seem surprising is that this rate is higher than for those without kids at home. We also see differences … Continue reading

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What is the Supplemental Poverty Measure and How Does it Differ from the Official Measure?

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Tweet Note: This is an updated version of a blog that ran last year. It provides important information on the differences between the official and supplemental poverty measures. Written by: Trudi Renwick Since the publication of the first official U.S. … Continue reading

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