Category Archives: Housing

New Orleans: Some Still in Transition

Written by: Tamara Cole, Chief, American Housing Survey Branch On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina swept into the city of New Orleans, leaving a wake of destroyed homes and more than 400,000 displaced residents. Five years after the storm, some … Continue reading

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A Post-Katrina Look at Housing in the New Orleans Area

Written by: Tamara Cole, Chief, American Housing Survey Branch On Aug. 29, 2005, disaster struck one of our nation’s major metropolitan areas and most storied cities, as Hurricane Katrina devastated the New Orleans area. Its storm surges caused dozens of … Continue reading

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The World at Your Fingertips

Written by: Ian O’Brien, Branch Chief – Statistical Compendia Branch, Administrative and Customer Services Division Did you know that Raleigh, N.C., was the fastest-growing large metro area in the last decade?  (View table 21). That only about 5 percent of … Continue reading

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Families: A Changing Nation

Many of us are curious to see how our experiences compare with those of others. We want to know how many children people have, how many adults live with their parents, or how old people are when they first get … Continue reading

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Data Round Up

Data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau are all around us. Here are a few recent examples from the news: Last week, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development announced the latest numbers for … Continue reading

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