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Census Challenges in the News

Since the beginning of the year, Washington-based media has become more attuned to the challenges facing the U.S. Census Bureau and both its 2020 decennial and the American Community Survey. 98 more words

American Community Survey

Not a Hoax


Some of my neighbors recently received a document called the American Community Survey, and voiced concerns on our community listserv about it — primarily, the concern was that it was a hoax, or another attempt by the government to be intrusive in private citizen’s lives. 110 more words

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Deschute telecommuters first in nation

Bend-Redmond metro popular with work-at-homes

The Bend-Redmond metropolitan area led the nation for the share of its workforce that telecommutes, according to U.S. Census data. 38 more words

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Bend is work-from-home capitol of Oregon

Many work for out-of-state firms

Deschutes County is the new work-from-home capitol of Oregon.

The latest American Community Survey statistics show 9.3 percent of workers in the Bend-Redmond metropolitan area work from home, and that share is higher than any other Oregon metro area. 29 more words

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Why Heritage is wrong on the new Census race/ethnicity question

Sorry this is long and rambly. I just want to get the main points down and I’m in the middle of other things. I hope it helps. 1,805 more words

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Downloading and reading in American Community Survey Data: Python and SPSS

I had a prior blog post on working with American Community Survey data in SPSS. The meta-data format has changed from that example though, and the Census gives out comma separated files and xls Templates now. 1,591 more words


How do Black-White parents identify their children?

In 2015 the American Community Survey yields an estimate of 66,913 infants who have one Black parent and one White parent present in the household. (Either parent may be multiracial, too.) 106 more words

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