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Using the Survey of Income and Program Participation to Study Poverty Dynamics

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Tweet Written by: Ashley Edwards Some people may see poverty as a continuous state. In fact, it can be temporary. Many people are used to understanding the issue of poverty through annual statistics that provide a snapshot of how many … Continue reading

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OnTheMap Upgrades – New Business Firm-Level Data and Improved PDF Reports

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Tweet Written by: Matthew Graham The Census Bureau has updated the popular OnTheMap tool. Now you can find firm-level statistics, such as firm age and firm size. A product of the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) program, these statistics allow policymakers, … Continue reading

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Local Governments in Northeast More Reliant on Property Taxes than in South and West

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Tweet Written by: Meagan Tydings In 2011, property taxes accounted for 74.2 percent of local governments’ tax revenue, according to Census Bureau statistics released today.  Property taxes are a principal source of revenue for local governments in the United States, … Continue reading

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Differences in Statistics about Births to Unmarried Women

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Tweet Written by: Rose M. Kreider Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released a new report from the American Community Survey (ACS) looking at women aged 15 to 50 who gave birth in the last year and were unmarried at the … Continue reading

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Census Data Mapper: Beta Version Now Available

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Tweet Written by:  Stephen F. Jones Are you interested in creating maps that display 2010 Census Population and Housing data for use in reports, presentations, or general viewing?  If so, then the Census Data Mapper is an application you should … Continue reading

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