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Older Workers Are Staying Longer in the Workforce

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Written By:  Loraine A. West Participation in the labor force has been rising for older adults for the past decade or longer. By 2010, the labor force participation rate for the population age 65 and older reached 22.1 percent for … Continue reading

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Discover Your Neighborhood with Census Explorer

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Written by: Michael Ratcliffe Our customers often want to explore neighborhood-level statistics and see how their communities have changed over time. Our new Census Explorer interactive mapping tool makes this easier than ever. It provides statistics on a variety of … Continue reading

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Why is geography important to the Census Bureau?

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Katy Rossiter, Geographer, US Census Bureau Geography is at the heart of taking a census. The U.S. Census Bureau is tasked with counting everyone in the United States once every ten years, but we do not just count people; we … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Statistics Day

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The United Nations General Assembly designated today as the first-ever World Statistics Day to help highlight the role of official statistics and the many achievements of national statistical systems. Statistical organizations throughout the world are celebrating World Statistics Day. The … Continue reading

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October is Family History Month

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Did you know October is Family History Month? Several cities and states have designated this month as Family History Month, and the U.S. Senate has adopted similar resolutions in the past. It is estimated that there are over 80 million … Continue reading

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