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Discover Your Neighborhood with Census Explorer

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Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Why is geography important to the Census Bureau?

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Tweet 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; … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Statistics Day

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Tweet 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. … Continue reading

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October is Family History Month

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Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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American Community Survey

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Tweet This Fall, the Census Bureau will release a few data sets that help us understand more about who we are as a country, culminating in the 2010 Census population counts announced this December. The first of these data releases … Continue reading

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