Monthly Archives: July 2014

Census Advisory Committees Add Value

Written by: John H. Thompson Twice a year, during the spring and fall, something special happens at Census Headquarters. This is when Census Advisory Committees meet in Suitland, Maryland to discuss issues and provide real-world perspectives on how our work … Continue reading

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Celebrating 224 Years of Measuring America’s People, Places, and Economy

Written by: John H. Thompson During my swearing-in ceremony at the National Archives, I was able to see some of the “charters of freedom” housed there – the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. On the … Continue reading

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Providing Information for Emergency Preparedness as Arthur Approaches

Written by John. H. Thompson As many Americans begin to prepare for Hurricane Arthur this week, the Census Bureau’s OnTheMap for Emergency Management tool helps provide federal, state and local officials and emergency planners with the information they may need about communities … Continue reading

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Happy 2014 Test Census Day!

Written by John H. Thompson You may remember that in 2010, April 1 marked Census Day, or the reference day for counting the population. Each decennial census has its own Census Day, and the 2014 Census test, currently underway in … Continue reading

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