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Updated Version of TIGERweb Now Available

Written by: Ricardo J. Ruiz Have you been looking for a way to view all of the Census Bureau’s geographic areas and geographic information?  Do you need spatial data for your applications? We just released an updated version of TIGERweb … Continue reading

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Mapping at the U.S. Census Bureau

Written by: Lisa Sikes and Katy Rossiter When you think of the Census Bureau, you might imagine filling out a census or survey form.  Maybe you think of the billions of statistics and counts that are available. What you may … Continue reading

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How Do We Measure Urban Areas?

Written By: Michael Ratcliffe If you have looked out the window of a plane while flying over the United States, you no doubt have seen areas that are clearly built-up and densely settled and areas that are not. The extent … Continue reading

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Science and Engineering Degree Holders Concentrated Along the Coasts

Written by Julie Siebens More than 18 million students were enrolled in undergraduate education in 2009. At some point in their education, these students will declare a major field of study. Their chosen fields will influence many other decisions over … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau Releases 2010 Guide to State and Local Census Geography

Written by: Katy Rossiter, Geographer, Geography Division, US Census Bureau Have you ever wondered how many counties are in Michigan? (63!) Or, what the largest city in Wyoming is?  (Cheyenne!)  Did you know that Montpelier, Vermont has the smallest population … Continue reading

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