Category Archives: Measuring America

Measuring Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage

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Written by: John H. Thompson Today, the U.S. Census Bureau hosted a webcast on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage statistics. One of the key discussion topics was the implementation of methodological changes to the 2014 Current Population Survey. In … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau Data Shows Gulf Coast’s Recovery from Hurricane Katrina

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Written by: John H. Thompson Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina struck the U.S. Gulf Coast, forever altering the lives of many of its residents. As we pause to reflect on the impact of the storm, we can see a story … Continue reading

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Calling All American Community Survey Data Users

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Written by: John H. Thompson Right now, the U.S. Census Bureau is conducting a survey to gather user feedback on American Community Survey data products. The American Community Survey is an indispensable resource that provides data about who we are and … Continue reading

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Using Data to Understand and Combat the Spread of HIV/AIDS

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Written by: John H. Thompson Today is World AIDS Day, an annual opportunity for people around the world to unite against HIV/AIDS, to support those who are living with HIV and to commemorate those who have died. The Joint United … Continue reading

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Happy 25th Anniversary, TIGER

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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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