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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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Visualizing Data with OnTheMap for Emergency Management

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Tweet The Census Bureau released OnTheMap for Emergency Management┬áVersion 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 … Continue reading

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Census Innovation is “OnTheMap”

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Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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About Random Samplings

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Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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