Tag Archives: population

On the Road in North Dakota

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Written by: John H. Thompson Since my confirmation hearing last August, I have had several conversations about the rapid population growth in North Dakota with Senators Heitkamp and Hoeven. Recent Census Bureau statistics have repeatedly reinforced the trends we discussed—how … Continue reading

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A Future Without Key Social and Economic Statistics for the Country

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Our country faces important federal funding challenges linked to the current recession and its aftermath. On the Census Bureau’s part, we have been striving to cut administrative costs, reengineer our survey processes, and find innovative … Continue reading

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Comparing the Official Census Counts to Other Ways of Estimating the Population Size

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Written by: Director Robert Groves As I mentioned in an earlier post, “Demographic Analysis” And The Census, one method of measuring the size of the US population relies on historical birth registration, death registration, as well as estimates of in-migration … Continue reading

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