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The Cannibalization of the Census Bureau

A local newspaper in Hagerstown, Maryland, published a surprising article that suggests the U.S. Census Bureau may be diverting funds from important surveys like the American Community Survey (ACS) in order to provide ongoing funding for activities supporting the 2020 Census, because Congress flat-lined FY 2018 decennial census funding that expires today. 34 more words

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Puerto Rico's Veteran Population

How many veterans live in Puerto Rico? How does this population compare to the United States’ overall veterans population?

Before I start this analysis, we need to keep in mind  436 more words

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Austrian Airlines to Hire 300 New Flight Attendants.

  • Live castings to take place in Graz and Linz for the first time
  • Dates: November 17, 2017 in Graz and November 18, 2017 in Linz…
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Quick Takes on American Community Survey Economic Characteristics Data for 2006 and 2016: NYC Vs. The U.S.

Rather than repeating a detailed analysis of American Community Survey data, after doing one last year, I’m just making some quick observations on data for New York City and the U.S. 2,355 more words

Gimme (Affordable) Shelter (Part 2)

Today’s question: What US congressional districts have the highest share of households with a severe housing cost burden? By “severe housing cost burden” I’m using the 50 percent-plus share of household income spent on monthly ownership or rental costs. 300 more words


How Big is the American Community Survey?

Really big! Over 49.9 million people have been surveyed in the American Community Survey over the past ten years, 2007-2016.

The American Community Survey (ACS) collected by the US Census Bureau is the replacement for the “long form census” conducted on April 1st of years ending in “0”. 472 more words