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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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3 pages
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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2 pages
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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4 pages
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...
743 words
2 pages