Introduction to the US Census Budget

Introduction to the US Census Budget

Introduction to the US Census Budget This is the second blog post in an in-depth series exploring the history and future of the U.S. Census. Explore our first post introducing readers to the history of the census and its importance. Few people doubt the importance of...
Census 2020 – What is the Census?

Census 2020 – What is the Census?

What is the Census? Every 10 years in the United States the decennial census takes place. The census is a constitutionally-mandated count of all of the people currently living in the country. Almost every government program you can think of is budgeted based on the...
Interactive Map: Census Response Rates

Interactive Map: Census Response Rates

Check out Slate’s interactive map showing the 2010 Census’ response rate for every county in the contiguous United States. The map also displays whether each county voted Republican or Democrat in the 2008 elections. As Slate points out, the map highlights...