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Why is geography important to the Census Bureau?

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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Visualizing Data with OnTheMap for Emergency Management

The Census Bureau released OnTheMap for Emergency Management Version 2.0 today, the beginning of the 2011 hurricane season. Version 2.0 adds floods and wildfires to hurricanes which was released last year. OnTheMap for Emergency Management is a public data tool that … Continue reading

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Census Innovation is “OnTheMap”

State and local officials increasingly need detailed local information about their economies to make informed decisions – and yet are frustrated by the lack of timely local data. The Census Bureau’s LED/state partnership works to fill critical data gaps and … Continue reading

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About Random Samplings

The U.S. Census Bureau is the leading source of data about the population and economy of the United States. While the Census Bureau is best known for conducting a national headcount once every 10 years, the agency is continually conducting … Continue reading

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