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Out of Africa: Recent Growth of the African Foreign-Born Population

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Tweet Written By: Christine Gambino, Edward Trevelyan and Elizabeth M. Grieco When someone says the word “immigrant,” many people likely picture Europeans moving through Ellis Island during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Others think of a more recent time … Continue reading

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The American Community Survey in Action

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Tweet Written By: Cheryl Chambers Today’s annual release of American Community Survey statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau helps communities, organizations, businesses and governments make informed decisions by providing information on more than 40 topics, from educational attainment to commuting … Continue reading

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Child Poverty Down – Income of Families with Children Up

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Tweet First Annual Decline in Child Poverty Since 2000 Written By: Trudi Renwick, Chief, Poverty Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau Today the Census Bureau released the 2013 annual Income and Poverty in the United States report. Poverty among children under … Continue reading

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Understanding Geographic Relationships: American Indian Areas

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Tweet Written by: Katy Rossiter Part two in the Understanding Geographic Relationships series focuses on relationships that exist between different types of American Indian Areas. Part one in this series provided an overview of how Census Bureau geographies relate to … Continue reading

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Understanding Geographic Relationships: Counties, Places, Tracts and More

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Tweet By Katy Rossiter Geography is at the center of taking a census. We do not just count people; we count people where they live. Geography is important because it is the basis for taking a census and for tabulating … Continue reading

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