Author Archives: U.S. Census Bureau

County-Level Nutrition Assistance Program Data are a Collaboration Between Government Agencies

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Tweet Written by Lucinda Dalzell, Sara Stefanik and David Powers Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released the 2014 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) for all school districts, counties, and states. These estimates are used to allocate federal funds … Continue reading

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10 Ways the American Community Survey Serves Communities

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Tweet Written by: Deborah Stempowski, Chief, American Community Survey Office Since 2005, the American Community Survey has provided annual data on more than 40 topics for our nation’s communities. Over the past 10 years, we have seen the many ways … Continue reading

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Taking a Look at Veterans Across America

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Tweet By Braedyn Kromer and Kelly Holder As we celebrate those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces this Veterans Day, many Americans may want to learn more about the veterans who live in and around their area. Today … Continue reading

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Measuring Race And Ethnicity Across The Decades: 1790-2010

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Tweet Written By: Beverly M. Pratt, Lindsay Hixson and Nicholas A. Jones Over the years, the U.S. Census Bureau has collected information on race and ethnicity. The census form has always reflected changes in society, and shifts have occurred in … Continue reading

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Homegrowns and Rolling Stones

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Tweet By Megan Benetsky, Charlynn Burd and Kin Koerber Most people in the United States — about 59 percent — live in the state where they were born. Nevertheless, that leaves a large share of people who have moved from … Continue reading

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