Author Archives: jennifer

Providing Information for Emergency Preparedness as Arthur Approaches

Bookmark and Share

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

Posted in Measuring America | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Evaluating the American Community Survey: The ACS Content Review

Bookmark and Share

Written by John H. Thompson Every month of every year, and in every county across the nation, a relatively small number of households receive notice that they have been randomly selected to receive the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. The … Continue reading

Posted in Measuring America | Tagged | Leave a comment

Collecting Reliable, Timely and Local Census Data

Bookmark and Share

Written by: John H. Thompson I was pleased to participate last week in the inaugural conference of the American Community Survey Data Users Group.  This conference brought together a diverse group of data-loving number crunchers from local governments, nonprofits, economic … Continue reading

Posted in Measuring America | Tagged | 2 Comments

Research for 2020 Census Continues – Census Bureau Opens Temporary Office

Bookmark and Share

Written by: John H. Thompson Today, we marked an important milestone on the road to the 2020 Census with the opening of the Local Census Office for the 2014 Census Test. We will conduct the test in parts of Washington … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Census | Tagged | 3 Comments

On the Road in North Dakota

Bookmark and Share

Written by: John H. Thompson Since my confirmation hearing last August, I have had several conversations about the rapid population growth in North Dakota with Senators Heitkamp and Hoeven. Recent Census Bureau statistics have repeatedly reinforced the trends we discussed—how … Continue reading

Posted in Measuring America | Tagged , | 1 Comment