Tag Archives: Methodology

Collecting and Maintaining our Geographic Data

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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 Address … Continue reading

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How Do We Measure Urban Areas?

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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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