Tag Archives: US Census Bureau

Census.gov Transformation – Pardon Our Dust

Stephen Buckner, Center for New Media and Promotions, U.S. Census Bureau The U.S. Census Bureau has launched a newly redesigned census.gov homepage. This is the first of several steps in a progressive series of enhancements to census.gov over the next … 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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American Community Survey Takes Our Nation’s Demographic Pulse Each Year

Written by: James Treat, US Census Bureau In every census between 1940 and 2000, millions of American households received a “long form”, which contained scores of questions on a wide range of demographic, socioeconomic and housing topics. Following the 2000 … Continue reading

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Going Back to School

Do you have a student going back to school this month? The U.S. Census Bureau first collected information on the number of schools and students during the 1840 Census. That year, there were approximately 2 million students attending 50,000 schools. … Continue reading

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Visualizing Foreign Trade Data

Starting this month, with the release of the June 2011 trade data, the U.S. Census Bureau introduced the Foreign Trade Graph of the Month. Each month will feature a new graph highlighting interesting data points or series about U.S. exports … Continue reading

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