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Data Visualization: US Center of Population

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Tweet Each decade, after it tabulates the decennial census, the Census Bureau calculates the center of population. The center is determined as the place where an imaginary, flat, weightless and rigid map of the United States would balance perfectly if … Continue reading

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Census Bureau Releases Most Detailed Data Yet From the 2010 Census

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Tweet The U.S. Census Bureau has begun releasing the Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics for the first set of states. These demographic profiles provide the most detailed data yet from the 2010 Census, including information on age and … Continue reading

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Race and Hispanic Origin and the 2010 Census

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Tweet   Written by: Karen R. Humes, Assistant Division Chief for Special Population Statistics, Population Division; Nicholas A. Jones, Chief, Racial Statistics Branch, Population Division; and Roberto R. Ramirez, Chief, Ethnicity and Ancestry Branch, Population Division   During the 2010 … Continue reading

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Population Distribution and Change: 2000 to 2010

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Tweet   Written by: Paul Mackun, Geographer, Population Division and Steven Wilson, Statistician, Population Division   The 2010 Census reported 308.7 million people in the United States, a 9.7 percent increase from the Census 2000 population of 281.4 million. The … Continue reading

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A Bird’s Eye View

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Tweet The Census Bureau has begun releasing local-level 2010 Census population counts, delivering the data on a state-by-state rolling basis through March. These data include official census population totals, as well as data on race, Hispanic or Latino origin and … Continue reading

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