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Census Bureau Provides Informed Picture of the State of the U.S. Auto Manufacturing Industry

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Tweet By Margaret Beckom Since its birth more than 100 years ago, the U.S. automobile manufacturing industry has experienced significant growth to not only become one of the largest U.S. manufacturing industries but also one of the biggest industries in … Continue reading

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Understanding Geographic Relationships: Geographic Summary Levels

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Tweet By Katy Rossiter The third installment of our geographic relationships series discusses geographic summary levels and how American FactFinder uses them to provide tabulated data. To protect individual privacy, the Census Bureau provides summaries of data for geographic areas. … Continue reading

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Understanding Geographic Relationships: Counties, Places, Tracts and More

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Tweet By Katy Rossiter Geography is at the center of taking a census. We do not just count people; we count people where they live. Geography is important because it is the basis for taking a census and for tabulating … Continue reading

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Where do STEM Graduates Work?

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Tweet Written By: Liana Christin Landivar and Anthony Martinez In 2012, 14.8 million employed college graduates reported having a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  About one-quarter of these graduates work in a STEM occupation, so where … Continue reading

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Who Faces More Family Instability: Married or Nonmarried First-Time Mothers?

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Tweet Written by: Lindsay M. Monte In the Fertility of Women in the United States: 2012 report, we use June 2012 Current Population Survey data to examine family instability. A common definition of family instability is considered to be changes in … Continue reading

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