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2010 Census Statistics Showed Asians Were Fastest-Growing Race Group

Written by: Elizabeth M. Hoeffel and Nicholas A. Jones According to the 2010 Census, the Asian population grew faster than any other race group in the United States between 2000 and 2010. This was observed for the population who reported … Continue reading

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2010 Census Shows the White Population Has Become More Diverse

Written by: Lindsay Hixson, Bradford B. Hepler and Myoung Ouk Kim The largest race group in the United States – the White population – has become more diverse over the past decade as evidenced by the growth of Hispanics identifying … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau Releases 2010 Guide to State and Local Census Geography

Written by: Katy Rossiter, Geographer, Geography Division, US Census Bureau Have you ever wondered how many counties are in Michigan? (63!) Or, what the largest city in Wyoming is?  (Cheyenne!)  Did you know that Montpelier, Vermont has the smallest population … Continue reading

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How small errors can have a big impact on small populations

When you checked the boxes on your census form, you probably did not pay much attention to the form design. But it is something the Census Bureau researches and gives a lot of attention. Something as simple as using vertical … Continue reading

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Why is geography important to the Census Bureau?

Katy Rossiter, Geographer, US Census Bureau Geography is at the heart of taking a census. The U.S. Census Bureau is tasked with counting everyone in the United States once every ten years, but we do not just count people; we … Continue reading

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