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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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  • Port of Baltimore has robust year

    Port of Baltimore has robust year
    Cargo volume at the port of Baltimore grew 15 percent last year, the largest increase of any major U.S. port, state officials announced Monday. The port's public and private terminals moved 37.8 million tons of goods from cars to coal in 2011. It all was...
  • Cardin talks debt with federal employees

    Appealing to a constituency at the center of the debate over federal budget cuts, Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin told a large crowd of federal employees that Maryland's lawmakers will fight for them as Congress begins making spending cuts required by the new...
  • O.C. now has third-largest Asian American population in nation

    Orange County now ranks as the third-largest Asian American population nationwide, with nearly 600,000 Asian Americans living in a county once defined by its dominantly white communities, a study to be released Tuesday shows. In a boom decade running...
  • After Supreme Court ruling, fewer state workers to organize

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in a case brought by home health care aides in Illinois casts doubt on labor agreements between such workers and state governments in nine other states. It also closes off or at least complicates one of...
  • Rural residents with disabilities less likely to get colon cancer screening

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with disabilities are less likely to get screened for colon and rectal cancer if they live in rural areas, according to a new study. Researchers said that means rural residents with disabilities may be at higher...
  • Gov. Rick Scott honors veterans, a group key to his re-election bid

    Gov. Rick Scott honors veterans, a group key to his re-election bid
    TALLAHASSEE — As Gov. Rick Scott tours the state this week honoring military veterans, he is honoring a bloc of voters that could help in his difficult re-election fight. Scott, who served in the Navy, created the Governor's Veterans Service Award...
  • As Uber enters, a look at Orlando car ownership

    As Uber enters, a look at Orlando car ownership
    In his latest column, Scott Maxwell writes that ridesharing service Uber is looking to 'change the rules' for the local taxi industry. One of those requirements is that the taxicabs serve the public, not just tourists. The U.S. Census Bureau collects...
  • Village with a vision

    Village with a vision
    When Larry Hallock and his partner decided to move from Chicago's vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, they never imagined they would consider living in the Austin community on the city's beleaguered West Side, let alone wind up in a bidding war over a six-flat...
  • Hispanic population crosses threshold

    Hispanic population crosses threshold
    That the Hispanic population in the Lehigh Valley is growing is hardly news. Every year, U.S. Census numbers show the rise, and new Hispanic and Latino-owned businesses in downtown Allentown seem to open daily. But in 2013, the area crossed a threshold....
  • Cynthia M. Allen: It's time for America to reclaim fatherhood

    Sunday mornings were always special in my house. Home from church, my father and I would adjourn to our living room to watch the morning shows "This Week with David Brinkley" was our favorite. After the hour of punditry, my dad would quiz me on the...
  • State lawmakers respond to income inequality

    WASHINGTON The two U.S. counties with the worst income inequality couldn't be more different. No. 1 is Manhattan. The second is a rural Native American reservation in North Dakota. The two illustrate how widely inequality is spread around the country,...
  • Report: Average Car on U.S. Roads Still 11.4 Years Old

     
    A new report by IHS Automotive says the average car on U.S. roads is 11.4 years old, which is the same as last year. The data reflects a plateau ??? if temporary ??? of America's aging vehicle fleet. Last year's......