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Monthly Archives: June 2012
Todd Gardner Historian/Survey Statistician, Center for Economic Studies When the nation counted 3.9 million residents in the very first census in 1790, the sheer workload of hand-tabulating the results was one of the founders’ greatest challenges. As the nation … Continue reading
Michael Ratcliffe Assistant Division Chief, Geography Division Geography is central to the work of the Census Bureau, providing the framework for survey design, sample selection, data collection, tabulation, and dissemination. Geography provides meaning and context to statistical data. Given … Continue reading
James Fitzsimmons Assistant Division Chief, Population Division As a field of study dating from antiquity, geography ranges broadly from the social sciences to the physical sciences and humanities. The Census Bureau’s work in geography is concentrated in the domain of … Continue reading