Category Archives: Geography

Preparing for the 2020 Census: Observing In-Office Address Canvassing

Written by John H. Thompson Today I visited the National Processing Center, the U.S. Census Bureau’s large-scale data processing center in Jeffersonville, Indiana, to observe its role in preparing for the 2020 Census. The National Processing Center collects and processes data … Continue reading

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Happy 25th Anniversary, TIGER

By John H. Thompson When you think of the U.S. Census Bureau, you probably think of surveys and statistics. But did you know that geography is also a big part of our work? Geography plays an important role in creating … Continue reading

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Rural and Suburban America: When One Definition is not Enough

Written by: Director Robert Groves Last week I was pleased to speak to the Rural Philanthropy Conference. They are a set of private and community foundations that identify problems and issues facing rural America and seek to improve the areas … Continue reading

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