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What new Census data reveal about wealth, diversity, and connectivity in Maryland

What new Census data reveal about wealth, diversity, and connectivity in Maryland

This week, the U.S. Census Bureau released two major datasets, the 2013-17 American Community Survey (ACS) and the Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) report for 2017.

Because a full census of the country occurs only every 10 years, the ACS — a nationwide survey of about 3.5 million households — is a key source of social, economic and demographic information during intervening years. The newly-released ACS produces estimates for all places in the U.S. and...

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