Category Archives: Measuring America

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

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

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

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

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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Happy Manufacturing Day!

By John H. Thompson Did you know that October 3 is Manufacturing Day? Today’s observance recognizes the major role that manufacturing plays in our economy – and the world’s economy. U.S. manufacturers produce nearly $6 trillion in shipments a year … Continue reading

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