Category Archives: Population

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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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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How Long Do People Receive Assistance?

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Tweet Written by: Shelley K. Irving A recent report examines means-tested program participation rates, the extent to which the programs are used, and median monthly benefit amounts from January 2009 through December 2012 using longitudinal data from the Survey of … Continue reading

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Growth in Small Town America

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Tweet Written by: Sarah Gibb and Rodger Johnson Many people are nostalgic for “small town” America, where everyday life was commonly organized around a bustling Main Street lined with small shops and restaurants. While it is true that less of … Continue reading

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