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United States Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau is headquartered in Suitland, Maryland. The bureau contributes to Maryland's outsized role as a host of the federal workplace and is tasked with keeping track of national population and demographic statistics.
The United States Census Bureau is headquartered in Suitland, Maryland. The bureau contributes to Maryland's outsized role as a host of the federal workplace and is tasked with keeping track of national population and demographic statistics. « Show less

Top United States Census Bureau Articles

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  • Affirmative action non-action still causing waves in Sacramento

    Affirmative action non-action still causing waves in Sacramento
    SACRAMENTO — When the state Senate took up the issue of affirmative action in late January, it was a relatively tepid affair. After 20 minutes of polite debate, senators passed a measure that, if approved by voters, would overturn California's ban...
  • Women-owned firms increase by 34 percent, American Express survey says

    Women-owned firms increase by 34 percent, American Express survey says
    Fort Lauderdale-Miami metro area's number of women-owned firms in the  increased by 34 percent from over the past decade, according to the "State of the Women-Owned Business" report released last week. Companies owned by women grew to about 243,000 last...
  • Study: Low-wage workers more educated than in 1968, but make less

    Study: Low-wage workers more educated than in 1968, but make less
    New research by the Economic Policy Institute finds that low-wage workers are more educated today than they were more than 40 years ago, but make less when the minimum wage is adjusted for inflation.   Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Current...
  • Letters: Welcome to the real world, millennials

    Re "An over-educated nanny's lament," Opinion, March 30 Emily Koss' Op-Ed article lamenting her predicament about being an over-educated nanny demonstrates that she is not taking responsibility for the choices she has made. As a university professor and...
  • Poverty rate methodology

    Using publicly available data, The Times computed poverty rates for the approved Los Angeles Promise Zone and two alternative zones following the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development methodology detailed below. The Times first identified all...
  • Anti-poverty zone leaves out L.A.'s poorest

    Anti-poverty zone leaves out L.A.'s poorest
    In January, President Obama announced a block-by-block approach to relieving poverty in Los Angeles. Federal money, he said, would pour into a newly created Promise Zone. The boundaries encompassed crowded immigrant communities around MacArthur Park and...
  • About this article

    Data for this analysis were compiled from the 2008-2012 estimates of the American Community Survey, which asks respondents to report the number of rooms in their dwellings, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau. That measure includes bedrooms, kitchens and...
  • Meet Chicago's other basketball star Pippen

    Meet Chicago's other basketball star Pippen
    When he retired from basketball, Scottie Pippen left a legacy as one of the greatest all-around players the NBA had ever seen. Now there's another Pippen in Chicago trying to make his mark on and off the court. Quinton Pippen plays for Chicago State...
  • Bright side of millennials moving home

    Bright side of millennials moving home
    Poor millennials. So willing are we to believe that today's young adults are a coddled, shiftless lot that every study directed at this generation of 18- to 31-year-olds is cause for renewed hand-wringing. Take a Pew Research Center report last year...
  • Oak Park, La Grange police blotter: March 18

    Oak Park, La Grange police blotter: March 18
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park A 43-year-old Chicago woman was charged March 11 with theft by deception after she solicited cash, checks and money orders totaling $7,260 between November 2011 and July 2012 from a woman...
  • California farms lead the way in almond production

    California farms lead the way in almond production
    One of California's top ambassadors often comes lightly salted and travels in a vacuum-sealed can. Eat an almond anywhere in the world and chances are that it was grown in the Golden State. California produces 82% of the globe's almonds, harvesting...
  • Garcetti meets arts leaders to brainstorm, urge fresh thinking

    Garcetti meets arts leaders to brainstorm, urge fresh thinking
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Addressing about 100 Los Angeles arts leaders Tuesday at City Hall, Mayor Eric Garcetti promised a more cohesive arts policy in which a variety of city departments will be attuned to fostering...