Tag Archives: American Community Survey

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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Men in Nursing Occupations

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Tweet Written by: Liana Christin Landivar In 2011, there were 330,000 men employed as nurses in the United States – about 9 percent of all nurses. Though now seen as a predominately female occupation, men had significant representation in nursing until … Continue reading

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Easy Exploration into Your Community’s Statistics

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Tweet Easy Stats: Your Source for Easy-to-Use Data, At Your Fingertips Written By: Nancy Potok Yesterday we released Easy Stats, one of the latest web technology tools developed by the U.S. Census Bureau to make our data quicker and easier … Continue reading

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