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Top Metro Areas – Owner-Occupied Units Built Since 2000

In a recent study, NAHB examines eight key housing statistics from the 2012 American Community Survey (ACS). This post takes a closer look at one of those statistics; the share of new owner-occupied units. 257 more words

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Tidbit Tuesday | Philadelphia 2nd in Non-Car Commuter Percentages of Top 10 Most Populous Cities in America

On Tuesdays, the Mayor’s Office of Transportation & Utilities (MOTU) posts a map or graphic that tells a story about transportation or utilities in the City of Brotherly Love. 71 more words

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“More African American men are in prison or jail, on probation or parole than were enslaved in 1850, before the Civil War began.”

This statement, made by Ohio State University professor Michelle Alexander, is one that at first glance seems extreme and a tad unbelievable. 370 more words

My Lucky Day (A real ACS household in the family!)

By Terri Ann Lowenthal

I’m so excited; I might jump right out of my skin!

My dad just called from Connecticut. “Terri,” he said breezily. “We just got something in the mail from the Census Bureau. 415 more words

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Tidbit Tuesday | Percentage of each Philadelphia commuter mode that leaves for work between 7am-8am & 8am-9am

On Tuesdays, the Mayor’s Office of Transportation & Utilities (MOTU) posts a map or graphic that tells a story about transportation or utilities in the City of Brotherly Love. 75 more words

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Tidbit Tuesday | How do Philadelphians of different income brackets commute to work?

On Tuesdays, the Mayor’s Office of Transportation & Utilities (MOTU) posts a map or graphic that tells a story about transportation or utilities in the City of Brotherly Love. 175 more words

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Geocoding Address Data; Using Geocoded Data

… determine the census block, census tract and other geographies for most any U.S. street address, and its demographic-economic characteristics, using the no fee APIGeocoder.  Geocoding is a key element in many decision-making information applications.   506 more words