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U.S. Census

February 22, 2019, 5am PST
The definitions of suburban chosen by researchers tend to fall into three categories—and each has a significant impact and the results of academic inquiry.
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
February 1, 2019, 7am PST
Visit the notoriously dense suburb of Friendship Village, Maryland.
City Beautiful
January 15, 2019, 11am PST
A federal judge's decision accuses U.S. Commerce Secretary of playing politics with the U.S. Census.
AP News
June 12, 2018, 8am PDT
The Census Bureau wants to be a friend to YIMBYs and NIMBYs alike.
United States Census Bureau
October 14, 2017, 1pm PDT
A budget shortfall for Census 2020 has already claimed one victim: the timely delivery of the five-year Economic Census.
Politico
October 7, 2017, 1pm PDT
The NAACP does not believe the Trump Administration intends to make an honest count of the country's minority populations when it comes time to perform the 2020 Census.
The Washington Post
September 19, 2017, 6am PDT
While the country overall made progress, larger cities are making stronger gains against poverty.
Brookings
April 13, 2017, 6am PDT
The Trump Administration's draft budget blueprint allotted a 10 percent increase in funding for the Census Bureau, but experts say that's not nearly enough funding in context of the decennial census's ten-year cycle.
Science
March 29, 2017, 5am PDT
The 2020 Census is fast approaching, and this week the Census Bureau crossed a major item of its to-do list in preparation for the next census by presenting its list proposed questions to Congress.
U.S. Census Bureau
February 11, 2017, 11am PST
An article for Planning magazine readies the planning profession for the largest peacetime activity of the federal government. All indications are that the 2020 Census will include unprecedented changes.
Planning
December 20, 2016, 8am PST
Researchers from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia find evidence of displacement in Philadelphia's gentrifying neighborhoods.
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
September 29, 2016, 5am PDT
A survey of renters' housing history in Milwaukee could completely change what we know about eviction in the United States.
FiveThirtyEight
Blog post
September 28, 2016, 8am PDT
Is commuting Deplorable? Can we Make Commuting Great Again? It is sometimes necessary to resort to hyperbole to draw attention to real data.
Steven Polzin
September 17, 2016, 5am PDT
This week featured good news on the economy like it was pre-2008.
Planetizen
September 15, 2016, 1pm PDT
Finally, some very, very good news: The U.S. Census released data that shows broad, big gains in household incomes.
Vox
August 11, 2016, 1pm PDT
The number of Americans living in multi-generational households is approaching levels not seen since the 1950s.
Pew Research Center
May 25, 2016, 5am PDT
A Pew Research Center analysis of Census Data reveals a fundamental shift in the way U.S. residents are living—last true in a time closer to the Civil War than the 20th century.
Pew Research Center
December 2, 2015, 12pm PST
A revealing examination of demographic data shows a country that bears little resemblance to the 1950s era that bequeathed its housing and transportation models to current generations.
Stat Chat
November 18, 2015, 1pm PST
At the halfway point in the ten-year Census window, the Census Bureau undertakes research into how to improve its data collection for questions of race and ethnicity.
U.S. Census Bureau
August 17, 2015, 6am PDT
According to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey on commuting to work, one subregion in the Bay Area can claim accolades for having achieved the largest drop in solo-commuting from 2006, scoring the third lowest drive-alone rate in 2013.
The Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert