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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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Where do STEM Graduates Work?

Written By: Liana Christin Landivar and Anthony Martinez In 2012, 14.8 million employed college graduates reported having a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  About one-quarter of these graduates work in a STEM occupation, so where do … Continue reading

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Nation to Become a Plurality, but Some Areas Already Are

Written by: Jason E. Devine and Jennifer M. Ortman When people discuss our nation’s increasing diversity, they often think about the point at which the non-Hispanic White alone population will comprise less than 50 percent of the nation’s total population. … Continue reading

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Why Do We Move? Did the Reasons Change Over Time?

Written by: David Ihrke Between 2012 and 2013, 35.9 million people age 1 and over moved in the United States. Each person moved for a specific reason or set of reasons, whether it was to establish their own household, attend … Continue reading

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