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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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  • Census redistricting is a numbers game for Harford

    Battle lines are being drawn, it seems, in the fight over where battle lines for state politics will be drawn in Maryland. The U.S. Census Bureau has digested the information it gathered in 2010 and the task of deciding which precincts will be in which...
  • Census Bureau: More parents and adult children doubling up

    If my sister had her way, my niece would never leave home. Thankfully, my 18-year-old niece managed to escape to college this year. But some families are struggling financially and parents and their young adult children are forced to double up. The U.S....
  • Man said to don fake beard in alleged Bethesda murder attempt

    Frank Cipriani entered a Bethesda home, wearing a disguise and posing as a building inspector. He faced his lover's husband, and pulled out a gun. Then his fake beard fell off. In that instant, prosecutors say, an elaborate murder plot also unraveled....
  • America's rise in poverty: The curse of the nonworking class

    America's rise in poverty: The curse of the nonworking class
    There was much economic news last week, almost all of it bad, making it a rough September to be president of the United States — or on the unemployment line. At this rate, Barack Obama may get an opportunity to see both sides of that particular...
  • Port of Baltimore leads U.S. in autos in first half

    Baltimore surpassed New York to handle more auto tonnage than any other port in the United States during the first six months of 2011, the Maryland Port Administration reported Monday. The agency said it handled more than 538,000 tons of autos during the...
  • Maryland officials work to land FBI headquarters

    Maryland officials work to land FBI headquarters
    Maryland officials are working behind the scenes to lure the FBI's headquarters to the state from its longtime home base in downtown Washington as the agency seeks an updated building to carry out its expanded counterterrorism and cyber crime missions....
  • 1 in 4 Baltimore residents living in poverty

    1 in 4 Baltimore residents living in poverty
    About one in four Baltimore residents is living in poverty, a one-year increase of more than 20 percent, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Although the recession officially ended in June 2009, a federal survey...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Thursday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... Supreme Court upholds health care law's mandate: The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law Thursday, ruling that the government may impose tax penalties on people who do not have health...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Friday to start cloudy and then become sunny, with a high near 102 and west winds between 6 and 9 miles per hour. A heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Heat index values will be as...
  • Baltimore population decline calculation is subject to debate

    Baltimore population decline calculation is subject to debate
    Few people, from politicians to commenters on Facebook, expressed surprise when The Baltimore Sun reported Thursday that the city’s population has continued on a downward trajectory. Some did wonder, though, whether the minuscule number of people...
  • A big part of a federal worker's job is just getting there

    A big part of a federal worker's job is just getting there
    Many federal workers in and around Washington make their home in the Baltimore area, so when two of them get together at a party, they immediately begin swapping commuting strategies. "Invariably, the first question that I get when I say I commute to D....
  • Poor choices

    Poor choices
    The persistence of poverty in Baltimore is disturbing. It is even more so when one looks deeper into the official data. The 2010 American Community Survey (ACS) estimates that 25.6 percent of Baltimore's population "for whom poverty status is determined"...