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U.S. Census Bureau Announces Changes to 2017 Field Tests

Written by: John H. Thompson Today, the U.S. Census Bureau announced that it will stop plans to test field operations in Puerto Rico, the Standing Rock Reservation in North and South Dakota, and the Colville Reservation and Off-Reservation Trust Land … Continue reading

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Showcasing American Manufacturing With U.S. Census Bureau Data

Written by: John H. Thompson Today is Manufacturing Day, a nationwide observance of the businesses and workers that manufacture everything from textiles to machinery to food. It’s also an opportunity to showcase an important sector of the U.S. economy. Manufacturers … Continue reading

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Providing Information for Emergency Preparedness as Hurricane Matthew Approaches

Written by: John H. Thompson As millions of Americans prepare for Hurricane Matthew this week, the U.S. Census Bureau’s OnTheMap for Emergency Management tool provides federal, state and local emergency management officials access to statistics about communities in the storm’s path. … Continue reading

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New American Community Survey Data Released Today

Written by: John H. Thompson Today, communities across the nation have new American Community Survey (ACS) statistics to help them make informed decisions. The ACS one-year estimates released today provide statistics on dozens of economic, social, housing and demographic topics … Continue reading

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On the Road in North Carolina

Written by: John H. Thompson Last week, I attended the North Carolina Indian Affairs Commission Quarterly Meeting, where I met with tribal leaders to discuss our 2020 Census planning goals in Indian Country. Tribal input helps the U.S. Census Bureau … Continue reading

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