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Income Inequality in Major US Metro Areas (I Dream of Gini)

I read a tweet this morning from Planetizen about a recent study by the Brookings Institution. Here are links to the Planetizen post and the… 384 more words


Gimme (Affordable) Shelter (Part 4)

Continuing from yesterday’s blog post, today I look at the opposite extreme: the least housing cost burdened (“most affordable”) large cities in the USA in 2016. 454 more words


Gimme (Affordable) Shelter (Part 3)

I’m back after a few months respite from blogging!

Today I want to examine the year 2016 housing cost burden by large (65,000+ population) places in the United States. 572 more words


Fun Friday: Insular States vs Cosmopolitan, Origin vs Destination

Oregon’s ability to attract and retain young, skilled, working-age households is one of, if not the key driver of the regional economy over the long-run. If you look at the current population — among U.S.-born residents, we’re excluding international migrants for this analysis — Oregon is about 50/50 in terms of those born in Oregon versus those born in a different state. 410 more words


Federal Statistical System Updates January 2018

.. sharing updates on developments about and within the Federal Statistical System (http://proximityone.com/fss.htm). Today I attended a briefing by Nancy Potok, U.S. Chief Statistician (part of OMB OIRA) at the… 463 more words

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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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