Tag Archives: ACS

What are census blocks?

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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 and … Continue reading

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Higher Education and the ACS

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In 2009, the American Community Survey collected information on bachelor’s degrees for the first time, including the specific major of each degree attained. The estimated number of people in the United States over age 25 with a bachelor’s degree or … Continue reading

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Measuring America

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For more information on Measuring America, read Director Groves' recent blog entry A Data-Filled Fall.

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