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The American Community Survey: Economic Changes from 2005 to 2015

Data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) data was released a couple of weeks ago, and I’m surprised how little coverage of its findings there has been in the media. 6,048 more words

FAMILY & The Nuclear Family Is Still The Majority Of U.S. Households—Just Barely

by Charlie Sorrel, Fast Company Magazine, 7/26/16.

…FlowingData’s Nathan Yau scraped the numbers from 2010-2014 American Community Survey and found that the nuclear family is still dominant—but only just. 365 more words


User Group Notes Updated

.. new ProximityOne User Group notes were posted today, June 28, 2016.  See updates at http://proximityone.com/usergroup_notes.htm.

Join the no fee ProximityOne User Group … connect with like-minded folks interested in developing, integrating and using decision-making information. 20 more words


The High Rate of Divorce in Arizona

By James Jennings

Statistics show that half of all marriages crash and burn.  Studies also show that the longer you can keep the marriage going the less likelihood that it will end in divorce.  342 more words


Mississippi Musings

When I think of Mississippi, I think of cotton fields and confederates; civil war and slavery; and “Strange Fruit” by Billie Holiday. So why on earth would I, a black immigrant woman, want to go to a place that I see this way? 169 more words


The Case for a Mandatory ACS: Count on Americans to Get It Right

By Terri Ann Lowenthal

I have to start today’s census musing with an apology of sorts. It occurred to me, as I relay Appropriations Committee proceedings with tongue firmly in cheek, … 1,276 more words

Congressional Oversight

American Dream Lost: Financial Crisis Created Massive Shift Of Homeowners To Renters

“The rent is too damn high,” and more of us are being forced to pay it.

The financial crisis of 2008 created the biggest disruption to the U.S. 279 more words