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Census Bureau Budget Update

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg On March 26, 2013, the President signed the FY 2013 budget bill.  The Census Bureau’s FY 2013 enacted discretionary budget is $858 million, $112 million or 11 percent below the President’s request of $970 million.  The … Continue reading

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Why Respondents Matter

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg The Census Bureau has a long and distinguished history as “Fact Finder for the Nation.”  Besides the Decennial Census, the Economic Census, and the Census of Governments, the Census Bureau conducts a number of monthly, quarterly, … Continue reading

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Know the Population, Every Minute, Every Day

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg New Population Clock Now Embeddable and Shareable Every 14 seconds, the U.S. Census Bureau’s population clock ticks upward. If you have ever wondered how many people are in the United States or the world, you need … Continue reading

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How Do You Access our Statistics?

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Written by: Acting Director Tom Mesenbourg Last summer, we launched our first application programming interface (also known as an API), and this week we have made it even more useful. Now three decades worth of statistics about America’s people, their … Continue reading

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2012 Economic Census data collection has begun!

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Written By: Acting Director Tom Mesenbourg Since my last update, 2012 Economic Census operations are now under way. By now, nearly 4 million economic census forms will have landed on the desks of businesses across the country. Economic census forms … Continue reading

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