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The Census and The American Community Survey: Do You Really Have to Answer All Those Questions?

On two different occasions I’ve been contacted by people who have received the American Community Survey (formerly known as the long form census). These people felt their privacy was being violated by the intrusive questions in the survey and that the federal government did not have the right to demand such information of them. 1,771 more words


Houston, We Have a (Traffic) Problem

By Terri Ann Lowenthal

Houston-area residents have been wasting a lot of time in traffic. Fortunately, Federal Highway Administration funds have helped expand the US 290/Hempstead Corridor, the major artery bringing commuters to and from their jobs in and around the Lone Star State’s largest city. 774 more words

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Data Analytics Trends in the Future

.. 10 ways that data analytics will evolve in the next 10 years … Data Analytics help us know more about “where we are now,” trends/factors getting here and alternative future scenarios. 459 more words

Millennials want to buy a home, just not right now

Millennials — people age 34 and younger — want to buy a home. But not right now.

Jacked-up prices, lack of inventory under $300,000 and lofty lending standards are stopping them. 143 more words


114th Congressional District Demographic Economic Patterns

How do neighborhood demographic-economic characteristics of New York Congressional District 12 compare to adjacent district 7? … or any other congressional district? How to assess needs of congressional district constituents? 309 more words

Census Bureau Plans to Drop Critical Data Product for Planning and Analysis

The Census Bureau recently announced plans to eliminate the American Community Survey (ACS) three-year socioeconomic estimates for all areas over 20,000 persons.  These estimates are often used to evaluate current and past socioeconomic conditions in medium sized communities and the loss of this data set would be a blow to doing important, timely analysis. 540 more words

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Guide to ZIP Code Data Resources

.. what are the options to access and use ZIP Code area geographic, demographic and economic data? This section provides an overview of selected options available to access ZIP code area data from… 1,060 more words