Author Archives: U.S. Census Bureau

The 2020 Census: The Most Innovative Census in our Nation’s History

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Written by: John H. Thompson Today is a big day in the U.S. Census Bureau’s planning for the 2020 Census – we are unveiling the operational plan for the most innovative and automated census in our nation’s history. The census … Continue reading

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Celebrating Manufacturing Day with U.S. Census Bureau Statistics

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Written by: John H. Thompson October 2 is Manufacturing Day, and I’m pleased to participate in this year’s observance by recognizing the major role that manufacturing plays in our national and global economy. Every year, U.S. manufacturers produce nearly $6 … Continue reading

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Census Bureau Director Statement on IG Investigative Report

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The employee misconduct detailed in the recent Department of Commerce Inspector General’s (IG) report is inexcusable and will not be tolerated. Any employees who allegedly falsified timesheets and betrayed the trust of the American public will be held personally accountable … Continue reading

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New American Community Survey Data Released Today

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Written by: John H. Thompson Today the U.S. Census Bureau released a new set of annual data from the American Community Survey (ACS). The data give us unique insight into the year-to-year changes taking place in our communities across the … Continue reading

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Expanding Small Business Owners’ Access to Our Data with Census Business Builder

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Written by: John H. Thompson The U.S. Census Bureau is the premiere source of data about America’s economy and businesses, and we’re committed to making our data more accessible than ever before. I’m pleased to introduce our latest tool in … Continue reading

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