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Technology Innovations for Nonresponse Follow-Up in the 2020 Census

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Written by: John H. Thompson This week I am visiting Los Angeles County to observe the last phase of the 2016 Census Test, currently underway here in California as well as in Harris County, Texas. Almost 225,000 households in Los … Continue reading

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Surveying U.S. Census Bureau Commuting Data in Atlanta

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Written by: John H. Thompson Today, I am in Atlanta for a roundtable discussion with local officials on commuting data, and discussing how they can use the Census Bureau’s wealth of statistics to serve their communities. The Atlanta area is … Continue reading

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Census Day in the Houston and Los Angeles Areas

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Written by: John H. Thompson Today is Census Day for Harris County, Texas and Los Angeles County, Calif., the two sites taking part in the 2016 Census Test. Almost 225,000 households in each location have received a notification by mail … Continue reading

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Planning and Testing for the 2020 Census in Harris County, Texas

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Written by: John H. Thompson Today I am visiting Harris County, Texas, one of two sites now taking part in the 2016 Census Test that will help us prepare for the decennial census in 2020. The census is the most … Continue reading

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Innovation and Modernization in FY 2017

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Written by: John H. Thompson The mission of the U.S. Census Bureau is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the Nation’s people and economy.  To accomplish this mission, we’re continually innovating ways to modernize our data … Continue reading

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