Category Archives: Digital Transformation

The Story of the Census Bureau’s Newly Updated America’s Economy Mobile App

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg Each month, homebuilders, job creators and policy-makers watch economic indicators, such as employment and new residential construction, to see how the U.S. economy is doing. When the America’s Economy app launched last summer, for the first … Continue reading

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Know the Population, Every Minute, Every Day

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg New Population Clock Now Embeddable and Shareable Every 14 seconds, the U.S. Census Bureau’s population clock ticks upward. If you have ever wondered how many people are in the United States or the world, you need … Continue reading

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How Do You Access our Statistics?

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Written by: Acting Director Tom Mesenbourg Last summer, we launched our first application programming interface (also known as an API), and this week we have made it even more useful. Now three decades worth of statistics about America’s people, their … Continue reading

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Census Bureau Recognized at White House Innovation Event

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Acting Director Yesterday at the White House, U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel recognized the Census Bureau as a leader in the effort to make government information more easily accessible to the public. He also used … Continue reading

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The Times, They Are a-Changin’

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Acting Director As you know, Census Bureau Director, Bob Groves, resigned August 11, 2012 to become Provost at Georgetown University.  Bob was an inspirational leader and it was a privilege and a joy to work closely … Continue reading

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