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Low-wage workers are more diverse than you think

In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama called on Congress to “give American a raise” by increasing the federal minimum wage. For the… 725 more words

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Radio Silence

By Terri Ann Lowenthal

It must have been spring fever. In a flurry of activity in May and June, House and Senate appropriators dutifully considered and approved their respective bills to fund Commerce Department (and many other) agencies next year, including a reader favorite: the U.S. 610 more words

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Healthcare Demographic Economic Analytics

Healthcare providers and the healthcare delivery system are challenged to determine what resources to make available at what locations and when. Assessing supply-side characteristics of the healthcare market is difficult at best. 539 more words

U.S. Census Bureau Shows More People Living in Areas of Poverty

A U.S. Census Bureau report released on Monday reveals that the proportion of people living in areas of poverty increased by 7.7 percentage points from 2000 to 2010. 253 more words

2014 Metros: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

.. examining metropolitan area dynamics … how will the market for single family homes in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA metro change over the next 5 years? 1,057 more words

Building Block Group Demographic Economic Datasets

Small area demographic economic data are essential in many decision-making and analytical applications that focus on neighborhoods, corridors and location-specific markets.  Block groups are the smallest geographic areas for which the Census Bureau tabulates richer demographic economic data.   560 more words

U.S. Census Bureau Seeks Feedback on the American Community Survey

The U.S. Census Bureau is attempting to learn about the ways people and organizations use the American Community Survey (ACS) data. Implemented in the 1990s, the ACS is a mandatory, ongoing statistical survey that samples a small percentage of the population every year, providing communities with information to assist them in planning investments and services. 126 more words