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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 Bureau: Nation's poverty rate held steady last year

    After three years of increases, the nation's poverty rate held steady from 2010 to 2011, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau that also detailed trends in health insurance coverage and median income. Nationwide, 15 percent of...
  • More Americans insured new Census data finds

    The U.S. Census Bureau released new data today that showed more people now have health insurance. The data looked at coverage from 2011. Here are highlights taken from a census bureau press release. - The number of people with health insurance...
  • 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...
  • Gender-based wage gaps persist in state and nation

    Gender-based wage gaps persist in state and nation
    Women make considerably less money than men in Maryland: 83 cents to the dollar, according to a study released last week. Windsor Mill resident Alison Assanah-Carroll was not surprised by the finding from the National Partnership for Women & Families,...
  • 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...
  • Feds Say Uninsured Number Dropped; Complete Picture Still Unclear

    New figures released by the federal government Tuesday indicate that the number of people without health insurance dropped in early 2014, the first year the major provisions of the federal health law took effect. But as with other data released so far...
  • Why is worker misclassification a problem?

    WASHINGTON Treating workers as independent contractors isn't a business decision that company owners have the right to make without considering federal laws. The Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor have the final word. Each agency...
  • Hampstead has a new officer on the beat

    Hampstead residents will be seeing a new face around town over the next few weeks. Officer Seth Wynkoop, the newest addition to the Hampstead Police Department, will be out with veteran officers learning the town and getting to know the people....
  • 'Bank of Boeing' exists for Big Biz; small fries get short shift

    ARLINGTON, Virginia When powerful special interests get their way, the government grows to flex its power on behalf of its favorite cronies. Business lobbyists try to mislead Americans into supporting corporate welfare by presenting plum programs as...
  • On the move: Migration figures show old patterns picking up again

    On the move: Migration figures show old patterns picking up again
    Los Angeles is drawing new residents from big cities in the Northeast and Midwest and losing people to less expensive cities in parts of the Sun Belt. But, as always, most of the people who move are moving around Southern California. That’s...
  • Chicago export goods rise 11% last year, putting region 6th in U.S.

    Chicago export goods rise 11% last year, putting region 6th in U.S.
    Metro Chicago saw a 10.7 percent rise in the value of goods exported last year, to $44.9 billion, inching up one slot to place No. 6 nationwide, according to a U.S. Department of Commerce report released Tuesday. The top five metros areas: Houston, New...
  • Shootings in Easton galvanize the West Ward

     Shootings in Easton galvanize the West Ward
    Police cars, lights blazing, cruised onto Washington Street in Easton, interrupting Lynne Holden's bull session with a resident of one of the blocks she's trying to rescue. "Oh no," she murmured. Officers wandered through knots of children at play...