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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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  • Absurd charts make an important point

     
    What's going on here? A recently published chart (above) shows that from 2000 to 2001, the average daily precipitation in Illinois rose slightly, as did per capita consumption of American cheese in the United States. Both rates fell from 2002......
  • Barnes, Devine lead campaign fundraising

    The two candidates with the most campaign cash so far in the Glendale City Council race have accumulated less than contenders from the previous race despite lending themselves tens of thousands of dollars. Realtor Rick Barnes raised $43,910 between...
  • GCC hopes for boost in summer enrollment

    Glendale Community College hopes to increase the number of summer students this year to make up for a shortfall in spring enrollment figures. College officials reported last week they estimate they served about 600 fewer students than hoped. Mary...
  • 'Basketball Wives' star arrested on DUI charge in Glendale

     'Basketball Wives' star arrested on DUI charge in Glendale
    Sundy Carter, a co-star on VH1's "Basketball Wives: LA," was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunk driving, police said. At 1 a.m., she was spotted by police allegedly crossing over a double yellow line and traveling westbound in the eastbound traffic...
  • Hartford Area 12th In Fitness Index

    Greater Hartford ranked 12th out of metropolitan areas in the U.S. for overall health and fitness in the seventh annual American Fitness Index released Wednesday. Washington, D.C., topped the list, followed by the Minneapolis-St. Paul region; Portland,...
  • How to avoid distractions when working from home

    How to avoid distractions when working from home
    Telecommuting has made great strides over the last decade. U.S. Census Bureau statistics have identified key telecommuting trends, noting that 45 percent of the American workforce holds a job that is compatible with at least part-time work from home....
  • Long term care update: Is 90 the new 70?

    Americans are getting older. A new U.S. Census Bureau report projects that roughly one in five Americans (about 21 percent) will be 65 years old and up by 2050, compared with just 13 percent in 2010 and less than 10 percent in 1970. Taking a longer view,...
  • Local roots key for independent booksellers

    Local roots key for independent booksellers
    From farmers markets to supermarkets, local-minded consumers are buying Florida-made produce, beers, even soap. Now Florida authors and booksellers are hoping to build on their own roots with a locally grown approach to literary marketing. Thanks to...
  • Low on income but living in Beverly Hills

    Low on income but living in Beverly Hills
    From the balcony of her Crescent Drive apartment, Shari Able takes in the luxurious view — a picture-postcard panorama of the homes of Beverly Hills. Her home sits above a Whole Foods stocked with organic kabocha squash and Dungeness crabs. Rodeo...
  • Beverly Hills' poorest residents live above Whole Foods Market

    Beverly Hills' poorest residents live above Whole Foods Market
    Not surprisingly, there is a big gulf between the haves and have-nots in Beverly Hills, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. While the richest fifth of Beverly Hills households make an average of nearly $661,000 a year, the poorest bring in less than...
  • 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...