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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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  • Latest tuition hike at Harford CC is ill-timed [Editorial]

    The term "structural deficit" seems to have crept into fairly common usage among some people who work in bureaucracies. In Maryland state government, it has been part of the parlance for going on a dozen or more years. It rose to prominence when the...
  • Myopia that bankrupted Detroit is shared by many

    Myopia that bankrupted Detroit is shared by many
    Detroit's bankruptcy is about numbers: a 26 percent drop in population since 2000, 78,000 abandoned properties, $10 billion in underfunded pension and health care obligations for public employees and billions more in bonds and other debt that make it...
  • The forecast for housing in 2014: Higher prices, rates

    The forecast for housing in 2014: Higher prices, rates
    Prepare for a year of more in the real estate industry — more improvement, mostly, but also more expense as mortgage rates, prices and rents rise. Analysts expect a solid 2014 here and nationally, after a year in which the battered housing...
  • Laurel groups step up when back-to-school stretches family budgets

    Laurel groups step up when back-to-school stretches family budgets
    With the first day of school just around the corner, shoppers across the country are expected to spend $26.7 billion in back-to-school shopping this year — an average of $634.78 per family, according to the National Retail Federation. But not...
  • City school lunch prices to increase

    City school lunch prices to increase
    The Baltimore school system is raising the price of student lunches to $3 — one of the highest among the nation's large, urban districts — under a plan that also provides free meals to every low-income student. The price is up from $2.35 for...
  • The facts don't support O'Malley's claim to a 'victory lap'

    Dan Rodricks reports that Gov. Martin O'Malley is taking a victory lap after touting his great accomplishments as governor at the MACO convention held recently in Ocean City ("Martin O'Malley starts to take his victory lap," Aug. 20). The governor...
  • Maryland seeks out uninsured to inform about health reform

    Maryland seeks out uninsured to inform about health reform
    As Maryland health officials prepare for nationwide health reform, the goal is clear: enrolling the state's estimated 800,000 uninsured residents. But finding them is a challenge. There is no master list or map of the uninsured, who make up 14 percent...
  • Recession, state law, lead Marylanders to switch health insurance

    Recession, state law, lead Marylanders to switch health insurance
    A 2007 Maryland law expanding the state's Medicaid program, along with job losses during the recession, has put Maryland near the front of a national trend where the number of people on public health care coverage has increased while the number on private...
  • City to offer $5,000 to prospective home buyers

    City to offer $5,000 to prospective home buyers
    Baltimore officials hope prospective homebuyers can be enticed with three words: Cold, hard cash. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to increase incentives for people who buy homes in Baltimore. Municipal employees will be eligible for a $5,000 loan,...
  • Baltimore's poverty rate unchanged at 1 in 4 residents

    Baltimore's poverty rate unchanged at 1 in 4 residents
    The poverty rate in Baltimore held steady last year with about 1 in 4 counted as impoverished by the U.S. Census Bureau — a situation that economists say reflects the fits and starts of the nation's economic recovery. After a jump of more than 4...
  • Data: Md. women earn 86 cents for every dollar paid to men

    Maryland women were paid 86 cents for every dollar paid to men in the state in 2011, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by the National Partnership for Women & Families released Thursday. Last year, the median earnings for women in...
  • U.S. Census Bureau releases first mobile app today for economy junkies

    Good news for all you earnest economy watchers out there. The U.S. Census Bureau today released its first mobile app called "America's Economy." The Census built the app with some nifty features, such as notifications and social sharing to Twitter and...