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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 surveys that provide data about a variety of social and economic conditions.

Experts from around the Census Bureau will use Random Samplings to describe the objectives of their work and explain census and survey results. We hope this blog will increase awareness and use of the valuable data collected by the Census Bureau, and make this data more accessible to all users.

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2020 Census Operational Quality Metrics: Item Nonresponse Rates
August 25, 2021  
These metrics show the rate some 2020 Census questions went unanswered.

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Tasas de falta de respuesta por preguntas
August 25, 2021  
Estas métricas muestran las tasas de algunas preguntas sin respuesta del Censo del 2020.

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2020 Census Operational Quality Metrics: Sub-State Summaries
August 18, 2021  
Sub-state summaries for each state show the local variation and spread in the operational quality metrics.

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Métricas operacionales de calidad: niveles por debajo de los estados
August 18, 2021  
Los resúmenes a niveles por debajo de los estados para cada estado muestran la variación local en las métricas operacionales de calidad.

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The Census Geocoder - Group Quarters Assistance
August 10, 2021  
People living in group quarters, such as nursing homes, military barracks, and college/university student housing, are among the unique populations counted in the 2020 Census.

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Measuring Racial and Ethnic Diversity for the 2020 Census
August 04, 2021  
Later this month, the U.S. Census Bureau plans to release the first results from the 2020 Census on race and ethnicity.

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Improvements to the 2020 Census Race and Hispanic Origin Question Designs, Data Processing, and Coding Procedures
August 03, 2021  
This blog discusses how we improved the census questions on race and Hispanic origin, also known as ethnicity, between 2010 and 2020.

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How We Complete the Census When Demographic and Housing Characteristics Are Missing
August 02, 2021  
Although we strive to obtain all demographic and housing data from every individual in the census, missing data are part of every census process.

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