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
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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
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
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
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