Tag Archives: geography

America: A Nation on the Move

Bookmark and Share

Tweet Written by:  Alison Fields and Robert Kominski Have you moved in the last five years? Earlier today, the Census Bureau released a collection of data on rates of migration, or “geographic mobility.” Between 2011 and 2012, 12 percent of … Continue reading

Posted in Housing | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

GIS Day at the Census Bureau

Bookmark and Share

Tweet Written by: Katy Rossiter The holiday season is upon us and for the Geography Division at the U.S. Census Bureau, the season starts with GIS Day!  Today is GIS Day, a worldwide celebration that highlights how geography and GIS … Continue reading

Posted in Geography | Tagged , | 1 Comment

New Findings on Metropolitan and Micropolitan America and Change Between 2000 and 2010

Bookmark and Share

Tweet Written by:  Marc Perry and Steven Wilson Within metro and micro areas, what were the geographic patterns of population growth between 2000 and 2010? How did growth compare in the central and outlying census tracts of the areas? How … Continue reading

Posted in Data Tools | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Collecting and Maintaining our Geographic Data

Bookmark and Share

Tweet Written by Steve Matheis and Katy Rossiter The Census Bureau collects and maintains geographic data in order to take censuses and surveys and to prepare and present statistical information.  We store all of our geographic data in the Master … Continue reading

Posted in Geography | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Decoding State-County Census Tracts versus Tribal Census Tracts

Bookmark and Share

Tweet Written by: Katy Rossiter The U.S. Census Bureau offers thousands of statistics at hundreds of geographic levels.   Census Bureau geographies help us organize all of this information.  One of the most popular levels of geography used in statistical analysis … Continue reading

Posted in Geography | Tagged | Leave a comment