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Faster vs. Bigger: Size and Growth of the Foreign-Born from Asia and Latin America

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Tweet Rapid Growth Doesn’t Necessarily Trump a Big Population Base Written by: Elizabeth M. Grieco and Christine Gambino The foreign-born population from Asia increased over the last decade – from 8.2 million in 2000 to 11.6 million in 2011 – … Continue reading

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2011 American Community Survey Estimates Tell Us about our Communities

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Tweet Written by: James B. Treat Do you want to know more about statistics for your local community, such as educational attainment, how many people have health insurance, poverty rates or commute times? Have you ever wondered what the median … Continue reading

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Tracking Health Insurance Trends for Small Counties

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Tweet Written by: Wes Basel Today, the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) program released estimates for 2010 of the number of insured and uninsured for counties and states nationwide. The program also provides a Web-based interactive tool that allows … Continue reading

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American Community Survey Takes Our Nation’s Demographic Pulse Each Year

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Tweet Written by: James Treat, US Census Bureau In every census between 1940 and 2000, millions of American households received a “long form”, which contained scores of questions on a wide range of demographic, socioeconomic and housing topics. Following the … Continue reading

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What are census blocks?

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Tweet Written by: Katy Rossiter, Geographer, US Census Bureau Census blocks are: – Statistical areas bounded by visible features such as roads, streams, and railroad tracks, and by nonvisible boundaries such as property lines, city, township, school district, county limits … Continue reading

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