Author Archives: U.S. Census Bureau

Opportunity Data Set Powered by U.S. Census Bureau Information

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Written by: John H. Thompson This afternoon, I attended the launch of the Opportunity Project at the White House. The Opportunity Project is an initiative from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that uses Census Bureau data to … Continue reading

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New Features for My Congressional District Expand Access to U.S. Census Bureau Data

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Written by: John H. Thompson As the nation’s premiere source of data about America’s economy, businesses and people,  we’re committed to making our data more accessible than ever before through new tools and data sets.  We are always listening to … Continue reading

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On the Road in New Mexico

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Written by: John H. Thompson Earlier this month I visited New Mexico to participate in the Census Bureau’s fifth tribal consultation meeting this year. These meetings are a key part of our preparations for the 2020 Census, and I’m grateful to the … Continue reading

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Releasing the 2020 Census Operational Plan to Congress and Our Valued Stakeholders

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Written by: John H. Thompson On November 3, I presented the Census Bureau’s operational plan for the 2020 Census – the blueprint by which we’ll conduct the next census – to Congress and the public. I was excited to tell … Continue reading

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World Statistics Day 2015: Better Data. Better Lives.

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Written by: John H. Thompson The United Nations General Assembly designated October 20, 2015 as the second-ever World Statistics Day to highlight the many achievements of national statistical systems across the globe. The U.S. government has a long history of … Continue reading

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