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

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

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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Planning for the 2020 Census

Written by: John H. Thompson As you know, planning for the 2020 Census is underway. We’re already making key decisions about how the next census will be carried out. Our goal is a complete and accurate census — counting everyone … Continue reading

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Improvements to the Release of Economic Indicators Mean You Get Data Faster

Written by: John H. Thompson Every month, the Census Bureau releases key indicators of America’s economy. These indicators are critical to the analysis of the nation’s current and future economic performance. Businesses in America, and around the world, rely heavily … Continue reading

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The Year in Review

Written by: John H. Thompson As the year comes to a close, I want to recognize all of the hard work and notable achievements that have taken place at the U.S. Census Bureau over the past year. As the leading … Continue reading

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