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The Census Bureau Essay Examples

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An Introduction to the Analysis of Census 2000
Census 2000
The plan for the 2000 census will make an unprecendent effort to contact every living person living in the United States and will contact more people than in any previous census. With statistical methods for nonrespondents, the Census 2000 will be the most complete accounting of the U.S. population ever. Stat...
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The Results of the 2000 Population Census in the United States
The plan for the 2000 census will make an unprecendent effort to contact every living person living in the United States and will contact more people than in any previous census. With statistical methods for nonrespondents, the Census 2000 will be the most complete accounting of the U.S. population ever. Statistical S...
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Importance of Participating in the Census 2000 by the Asian American and Pacific Islanders
There are numerous reasons why full participation is in the Census 2000 is important to the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. The estimated undercount of the Asian Pacific Islander community in 1990 was 2.3%. Because census data is the basis for almost all demographic information used by policy makers, educat...
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Should Same-Sex Adoption Be Legalized?
There are over fifty-three million orphans wishing for a loving family (Source). This is obviously an important issue to fix. Researchers from the U.S. Census Bureau recently examined the demographics of same-sex couple households with children. By analyzing Census data, Kristy Krivickas and Daphne Lofquist found that twent...
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Social Profiling for Physically Challenged People Prevents Greatness to Shine Through
In a society that demands perfection, and seems to shun those that can't fit the mold, many people's shortcomings can lead them to total desolation. Fortunately, many of the people that we would call disabled, cope with a life among the so-called "normal" people by seeking out an identity among people with similar...
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How Did Commerce Secretary Don Evans Make 3.3 Million Americans Disappear
Remember the last time the Republican Party put on a magic show? On December 12, conservative members of the Supreme Court made 69,000 ballots disappear in Florida. But that was amateur night compared to the wizardry of Commerce Secretary Don Evans. At a March press conference witnessed by dozens of reporters, Evans caused...
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A Discussion of the Definition of Farm by the US Bureau of the Census
Essay #1: Agricultural Historical Statistics of the US When trying to come up with a good estimate for items such as total number of farms, average value of land per acre, and total farm population, the US Bureau of the Census had a rather arduous task of defining what is meant by the word farm. The Census Bureau outlin...
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A Summary of the Mortality Rates in the United States
Summary of the Article
Mortality rates in the United States declined substantially during the late 19th century and early 20th century compared to any period in the US history. However, there is scantly evidence to pin point the causal factors that resulted in these improvements in US mortality rates during that period. In...
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An Introduction to the History of the American Population
According to the US Census Bureau report of the year 2010, the total of American population was 301,237,703 (US Census Bureau, 2010). African Americans account for 12.7 percent of the American population (approximately 30 million people). In the year 2000, African Americans accounted for 14.8 percent of the American populat...
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An Analysis of the Child Support Issues for Custodial Mothers and Fathers
Child Support Issues
Child Support for Custodial Mothers and Fathers
Two parent custodial families are not a common aspect of American culture any longer. Many families have custodial parents who have divorced and left children in single parent homes. The facts presented here are intended to show that statistics do not alwa...
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An Analysis of the Census for Congressional Appointment in the United States
Ever since 1790 when Thomas Jefferson oversaw the U.S. s first Census it was clear that determining the exact population would be impossible. It is a tradition and a duty of the U.S. Government to hold a decennial census. This year, the 2000 Census is underway right now and the numbers won t be turned in until sometime next...
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A History of Agricultural Statistics in the United States
Essay #1: Agricultural Historical Statistics of the US When trying to come up with a good estimate for items such as total number of farms, average value of land per acre, and total farm population, the US Bureau of the Census had a rather arduous task of defining what is meant by the word “farm.” The Census Bureau outl...
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The Impact of Illegal Immigration to the Economy
Illegal Immigration and the Economy Illegal immigration has become one of the key political issues of the 1990s, especially in border states such as California. The Bureau of the Census estimates that there are now 4 million illegal aliens living in the United States and that about 300,000 more settle permanently each year...
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An Overview and an Analysis of the Globally Present Starvation Issue
Ending Starvation Across the globe in impoverished third world countries an estimated 50,000 children die of starvation every day (Quine 36). We have all seen the images of these children--bloated bellies, fly covered, bulging eyes--in television pleas by various charitable organizations. While these images sicken us, we...
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A Look at the Agricultural Historical Statistics of the U.S.
Essay #1: Agricultural Historical Statistics of the US When trying to come up with a good estimate for items such as total number of farms, average value of land per acre, and total farm population, the US Bureau of the Census had a rather arduous task of defining what is meant by the word “farm.” The Census Bureau outli...
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The Job Requirements for the Federal Bureau Investigation
When surveying the carriers in the Criminal Justice field I have stumbled across one carrier that is in-fact to appealing to pass up for any individual, well at least one would consider so. The job description of a Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI) agent is listed as follows; (according to www.nij.gov) “The FBI is here to...
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The History of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
To uphold the law through the investigation of violations of federal criminal law; to protect the U.S. from foreign intelligence and terrorist activities; to provide leadership and law enforcement assistance to federal, state, local, and international agencies; and to perform these responsibilities in a manner that is r...
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A Description of The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
What I Know About the Drug Enforcement Administration The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) works to lessen and eliminate the use, transportation, and sale of drugs in the United States. They are the only government organized organization with the purpose of controlling drug traffic. The Drug Enforcement Administration...
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A History of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in United States
The agency now known as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was founded in 1908 when Attorney General Charles J. Bonaparte appointed an unnamed force of Special Agents to be the investigative force of the Department of Justice (DOJ). Prior to that time, DOJ borrowed Agents from the U.S. Secret Service to investigate v...
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Analysis of Jane Eyre
We have just completed the 2011 census, and had the arduous task of stating our religion. For some the choice is simple, but for others it is a turning point where we must consider our priorities and the part that religion plays in our lives. The 2006 census results revealed equal amounts of people selecting ‘No Religion’...
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An Essay on Census 2000 in the United States
The plan for the 2000 census will make an unprecendent effort to contact every living person living in the United States and will contact more people than in any previous census. With statistical methods for nonrespondents, the Census 2000 will be the most complete accounting of the U.S. population ever. Statistical S...
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US Census Conducts Survey Every Ten Years to Analyze Various Demographics
The United States formally conducts a census of its entire population every ten years to analyze various demographics of our society. However, this process is terribly inefficient and can be a tremendous drain of time and financial resource; and even with attempts to include literally every individual, the census is not 100...
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The Importance of Full Participation in the Census 2000 for Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities
There are numerous reasons why full participation is in the Census 2000 is important to the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. The estimated undercount of the Asian Pacific Islander community in 1990 was 2.3%. Because census data is the basis for almost all demographic information used by policy makers, educat...
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A Calculation of the Crime Rate in the United States
For example, the United States Census combines their population data with crime data compiled from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting system (UCR) to produce crime rates. These rates are calculated with a constant of 100,000 and are broken down by type of crime. As decribed by Sacco and Kennedy in The Criminal Event, the c...
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An Analysis of the Participation in the Census 2000 for the Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities
There are numerous reasons why full participation is in the Census 2000 is important to the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. The estimated undercount of the Asian Pacific Islander community in 1990 was 2.3%. Because census data is the basis for almost all demographic information used by policy makers, educat...
533 words
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