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Our population statistics cover age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, migration, ancestry, language use, veterans, as well as population estimates and projections.
This section provides information on a range of educational topics, from educational attainment and school enrollment to school districts, costs and financing.
We measure the state of the nations workforce, including employment and unemployment levels, weeks and hours worked, occupations, and commuting.
Our statistics highlight trends in household and family composition, describe characteristics of the residents of housing units, and show how they are related.
Health statistics on insurance coverage, disability, fertility and other health issues are increasingly important in measuring the nation's overall well-being.
We measure the housing and construction industry, track homeownership rates, and produce statistics on the physical and financial characteristics of our homes.
The U.S. Census Bureau is the official source for U.S. export and import statistics and regulations governing the reporting of exports from the U.S.
The U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the Federal, state and local governments as well as voting, redistricting, apportionment and congressional affairs.
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Geography provides the framework for Census Bureau survey design, sample selection, data collection, tabulation, and dissemination.
Geography is central to the work of the Bureau, providing the framework for survey design, sample selection, data collection, tabulation, and dissemination.
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The Geographic Support System Initiative will integrate improved address coverage, spatial feature updates, and enhanced quality assessment and measurement.
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Metropolitan and micropolitan areas are geographic entities used by Federal statistical agencies in collecting, tabulating, and publishing Federal statistics.
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Definitions of geographic terms, why geographic areas are defined, and how the Census Bureau defines geographic areas.
We conduct research on geographic topics such as how to define geographic areas and how geography changes over time.
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Official audio files from the Census Bureau, including "Profile America," a daily series of bite-sized statistics, placing current data in a historical context.
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Our researchers explore innovative ways to conduct surveys, increase respondent participation, reduce costs, and improve accuracy.
Our surveys provide periodic and comprehensive statistics about the nation, critical for government programs, policies, and decisionmaking.
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The Census Bureau's Director writes on how we measure America's people, places and economy.
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Profile America is a daily, 60-second feature that uses interesting vignettes for that day to highlight information collected by the Census Bureau.
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Our presence at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting 2013 provided an opportunity for Census Bureau staff to exchange latest research findings with the goal of improving programs.
Census Bureau staff were present at sessions throughout the meeting:
April 9th, 2013 - Frontiers in Population Geography
1:20pm: Joshua Comenetz, Population Division, “High-resolution Global Population Mapping at the U.S. Census Bureau.”
April 10th, 2013 - 5:20pm: AAG Diversity Ambassadors Networking Reception
Darryl T. Cohen - Population Division, Panelist
April 11th, 2013 - 2:20pm: Internships and Work-Based Learning as Career Preparation
Timothy F. Trainor - Geography Division, Panelist
April 12th, 2013 - 8:00am Visibility (and Viz-Ability) of Census Bureau Online Data Visualizations
Dierdre Bevington-Attardi - Geography Division, Organizer/Panelist
Marc J. Perry - Population Division, Moderator
Justyna Goworowska - Population Division, Panelist
Geoffrey William Hatchard - Population Division, Panelist
Ryan Kemna - Geography Division, Panelist
Matthew Graham -Center for Economic Studies, Panelist
Demography and Settlements
10:00am: Justyna Goworowska , Steven G Wilson and Thomas Fischetti, Population Division, “Is Your County Metropolitan? A Flow Chart Guide to Core Based Statistical Areas.”
Human Geography Data
5:20pm: John Thomas Fitzwater, Population Division, “Visualizing Global Population Distribution with U.S. Census Bureau International Datasets.”
Population Geography - USA: Methods and Contemporary Change
4:40pm: Paul J. Mackun - Population Division, “New Delineations of Core Based Statistical Areas: The Office of Management and Budget's Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas.”
5:00pm: Justyna Goworowska and Thomas Fischetti, Population Division, “ How It's Made: Constructing a Core Based Statistical Area.”
5:20pm: Darryl T. Cohen, Population Division, " Population Change in American Cities: 2000 to 2010.”
Challenges of Working with American Community Survey Data
8:00am: David Kraiker, Field Division - New York Regional Office, “The Life Cycle of a Piece of Census Data: ACS Question 16 (Health Insurance).”
9:00am Nancy K. Torrieri, Population Division, “Update on the ACS: Program Improvement Initiatives to Benefit Data Users.”
9:20am: Matthew Zimolzak, American Community Surveys Office, “American Community Survey Program Updates.”
April 13th, 2013 Maintaining and Updating Geographic Information at the Census Bureau: The View Through the Decade, Organizer(s): Kaile Bower, Geography Division
10:00am: Timothy F. Trainor, Geography Division, “Research Agenda for the U.S. Census Bureau's Geographic Support System Initiative.”
10:20am: Shonin Anacker, Geography Division, “Lines Unseen: Assessing the Quality of Non-visible Local Boundaries in the United States.”
10:40am: Michael Clements, Geography Division, “Towards a Uniform, Stable, and Smart Small Geographic Unit for Data Collection.”
11:00am: Timothy McMonagle, Field Division - Los Angeles Regional Office, “Census Bureau Geographic Partnership Programs.”