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U.S. Census Bureau

Blog post
April 27, 2021, 12pm PDT
The U.S. Census Bureau yesterday released its first set of apportionment population and resident population counts for the nation and each state.
James Brasuell
April 26, 2021, 12pm PDT
Setting the table as the nation awaits the first results from the 2020 Census.
National Public Radio
April 21, 2021, 9am PDT
Details on a proposed change of definition for Metropolitan Statistical Areas that would greatly expand the area of the country deemed rural.
The Washington Post
March 9, 2021, 5am PST
A total of 144 metropolitan statistical areas might lose their federal designation if a proposal under discussion at the Office of Management and Budget is approved.
Associated Press
February 15, 2021, 11am PST
The pandemic and political mismanagement are continuing to have an effect on the 2020 Census.
December 31, 2020, 12pm PST
The pandemic didn't help, but this moment has been a long time coming, and the delay is bad news for President Trump efforts to exclude undocumented immigrants from the count.
The Hill
December 27, 2020, 9am PST
The most recent Census data on migration shows the continuation of a decades-long decline in migration in the United States, according to analysis by William H. Frey.
December 11, 2020, 5am PST
After releasing new five-year estimates this week, the American Community Survey now offers three sets of five-year data that don't overlap, providing even more data for the analysis of local trends.
United States Census Bureau
September 13, 2020, 5am PDT
The 2020 Census is sorely lacking in leadership, but planners can help.
American Planning Associarion
August 30, 2020, 9am PDT
An undercount is likely this year, particularly in communities that are traditionally underrepresented. As a result, cities will not have access to crucial federal funds over the next decade.
August 10, 2020, 8am PDT
The pandemic delayed the 2020 Census, and the Trump administration will cut it short. Experts say this could be the most flawed Census in the country's history.
July 17, 2020, 6am PDT
The Census has been pushed back by several months, and there's still time to prevent a Census worker coming to your door if you haven't filled out the response form.
Associated Press
July 6, 2020, 6am PDT
The U.S. Census Bureau dropped a whole bunch of population estimates at the end of June, revealing details about the rapid demographic evolution of the country.
July 5, 2020, 7am PDT
The first baby Boomers turned 65 in 2011, and now the population of the United States has a growing number of residents over the age of 65. The country also has fewer people under the age of 14.
U.S. Census Bureau
June 3, 2020, 8am PDT
A pair of reports analyzing U.S. Census Bureau poverty data from the last two decades show that high-poverty neighborhoods have become further impoverished.
May 28, 2020, 9am PDT
A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau offers a new approach to understanding the impact of disasters on local housing markets.
U.S. Census Bureau
May 27, 2020, 7am PDT
The renaissance predicted for urban areas in the United States started strong during the 2010s but slowed in the years leading up to a potentially generation defining pandemic.
May 22, 2020, 7am PDT
Weekly releases of key data sets illustrate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on U.S. citizens as a U.S. Census Bureau effort to enable data-driven decision-making in recovery planning.
U.S. Census Bureau
April 24, 2020, 8am PDT
Three new projects will help provide a better sense of the economic and societal effects of the pandemic.
U.S. Census Bureau
April 15, 2020, 11am PDT
Citing complications from the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau is seeking a 120-day delay in concluding the Census process, with potential consequences lasting into 2021.
Associated Press via ABC 7 News