Tag Archives: American Community Survey

How the Census Bureau Measures the Foreign-Born Population and Immigration

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Tweet Written by: Elizabeth M. Grieco Census Bureau statistics can be used to answer many questions about the foreign-born population in the United States. For example: How many foreign-born people are here? Where are they from? Where do they live? … Continue reading

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Hispanic College Enrollment Surges in 2012

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Tweet Written by: Julie Siebens Hispanic college enrollment numbers increased from 2011 to 2012, even while white non-Hispanic and black enrollment numbers declined.¬† Is this simply the product of a growing U.S. Hispanic population, or are there other forces at … Continue reading

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What Languages are Spoken in Your Area?

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Tweet Written by: Camille Ryan and Tiffany Julian Did you know that more than 300 different languages are spoken in the United States? A new report and mapping tool released today by the U.S. Census Bureau takes a detailed look … Continue reading

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When Off-Campus College Students are Excluded, Poverty Rates Fall in Many College Towns

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Tweet Written by: Alemayehu Bishaw What happens to the poverty rate of a community when you exclude college students who live off-campus? A new working paper, Examining the Effect of Off-Campus College Students on Poverty Rates, using ¬†American Community Survey … Continue reading

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The Occupations of Workers with Disabilities

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Tweet Written by: Melissa Chiu Did you know that there are 7.9 million Americans who have a disability and are working? Also, another 1.5 million Americans with a disability are unemployed and looking for work? Information released today by the … Continue reading

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