Category Archives: Population

Thousands of U.S. Veterans Call the Island Areas Home

Written by: Braedyn Kromer, Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division Forty years ago, the Covenant to Establish a Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands was signed, establishing a political union between the Northern Mariana Islands and the United States. In … Continue reading

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Growth or Decline: Understanding How Populations Change

Written By: Luke T Rogers and C Peter Borsella With the release of the 2015 county and metro/micro area population estimates and components of change, we can explore the question – how did the United States population change in the … Continue reading

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10 Ways the American Community Survey Serves Communities

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 local … Continue reading

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Taking a Look at Veterans Across America

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 the … Continue reading

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Homegrowns and Rolling Stones

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 their … Continue reading

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