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Are Today’s Young Adults Better Off Than Their Parents? Yes and No

By Jonathan Vespa Compared with prior generations, young people today, those 18 to 34 years old, are more educated and, in some parts of the country, earn more. However, they are also less likely to be employed and more likely … Continue reading

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Census Bureau to Host Pre-Release Webinar on New Set of American Community Survey Statistics for Communities Nationwide

What:             The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar to discuss the upcoming release of the latest American Community Survey statistics covering communities of all sizes. The release includes detailed data for the five-year period between 2009-2013. It features more … Continue reading

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More Education Means Less Chance of Living with Mom and Dad

Written by: Ellyn Arevalo Steidl, David Ihrke and Jonathan Vespa Our last blog on young adults looked at trends over the last 40 years of young adults living with their parents. Today we take a closer look at this group … Continue reading

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Understanding Geographic Relationships: American Indian Areas

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 one … Continue reading

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Understanding Geographic Relationships: Counties, Places, Tracts and More

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 census … Continue reading

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