Author Archives: U.S. Census Bureau

New Advance Report on International Trade Available Today

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Written by: John H. Thompson Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released the first-ever Advance Report: U.S. International Trade in Goods. The Department of Commerce is “America’s Data Agency,” and this report is part of our ongoing efforts to release U.S. … Continue reading

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Transparency, Participation and Collaboration at the U.S. Census Bureau

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Written by: John H. Thompson The Census Bureau, as well as the rest of the Department of Commerce, is an enthusiastic proponent of open government. Since the first census in 1790, a key part of our mission has been to … Continue reading

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Calling All American Community Survey Data Users

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Written by: John H. Thompson Right now, the U.S. Census Bureau is conducting a survey to gather user feedback on American Community Survey data products. The American Community Survey is an indispensable resource that provides data about who we are and … Continue reading

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Happy Census Day!

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Written by:  John H. Thompson Today, April 1, marks Census Day for the Savannah, Georgia and Maricopa County, Arizona areas, sites where two important test censuses are underway. During the decennial census every 10 years, Census Day provides the reference … Continue reading

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2015 Census Test Starts Today in the Savannah, Ga. Area

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Written by:  John H. Thompson, Director, U.S. Census Bureau and Mark Doms, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce The 2015 Census Test in the Savannah, Ga. area starts today! If you live in one of the 20 … Continue reading

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