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Celebrating World Statistics Day

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Changes in Marriage Rates

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Written by: Director Robert Groves A friend of mine used to tell the joke about a man standing on the corner, clapping his hands continuously. A passer-by asked him why he was clapping his hands – “To keep the elephants … Continue reading

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Costs of the Census; Some Good News

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Written by: Director Robert Groves There have been many reasonable critiques of the costs of the decennial census. At many public events I have shared my own judgment that we must reduce the costs of the next census. While the … Continue reading

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So, How Are we Doing?

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Written by: Director Robert Groves As I’m watching the returns of the census forms by mail each day, our staff is busy forecasting and analyzing the pattern of results. I have a strange déjà vu feeling about the activity. I … Continue reading

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Census Day For The 23rd Census of The United States

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Written by: Director Robert Groves This blog post is cross-posted at The White House Blog. Today is Census Day – the day of reference that defines who to report as living in your household on your 2010 Census form. This … Continue reading

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