Category Archives: About the Census Bureau

Census Pop Culture Through the Decades

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By Michael Snow In 2010, Betty White’s Saturday Night Live debut included a sketch where she played a census respondent to Tina Fey’s enumerator. This was not the first time the once-in-a-decade count has made its way into pop culture. … Continue reading

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Census Bureau Announces Schedule for Population Estimates Releases

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Written by: Victoria Velkoff The 2010 Census counted 3 million residents of Orange County, Calif. How quickly has the home of Disneyland grown since? You will find out a little later this year, as the Census Bureau releases several sets … Continue reading

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Census.gov Transformation – Pardon Our Dust

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Stephen Buckner, Center for New Media and Promotions, U.S. Census Bureau The U.S. Census Bureau has launched a newly redesigned census.gov homepage. This is the first of several steps in a progressive series of enhancements to census.gov over the next … Continue reading

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Census.gov Transformation – Pardon Our Dust

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Stephen Buckner, Center for New Media and Promotions, U.S. Census Bureau The U.S. Census Bureau has launched a newly redesigned census.gov homepage. This is the first of several steps in a progressive series of enhancements to census.gov over the next … Continue reading

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American Community Survey Takes Our Nation’s Demographic Pulse Each Year

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Written by: James Treat, US Census Bureau In every census between 1940 and 2000, millions of American households received a “long form”, which contained scores of questions on a wide range of demographic, socioeconomic and housing topics. Following the 2000 … Continue reading

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