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PAM 4160/SOC 4160: Ethnography of Poverty and Inequality (Spring 2016): Home

Finding demographic and economic data

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About this Guide

This guide is designed to introduce you to American FactFinder, the US Census Bureau's website that allows searching of census data down to the lowest geographical level available. 

You will also become familiar with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and other resources for economic and employment data.

How often is census data collected?

How often is census data collected?
Every year: 2 votes (10.53%)
Every five years: 2 votes (10.53%)
Every ten years: 15 votes (78.95%)
Total Votes: 19

How many people are counted in the US Census?

How many people are counted in the US Census?
All US Residents: 15 votes (93.75%)
Half of the US population: 0 votes (0%)
About 25% of the US population: 1 votes (6.25%)
Total Votes: 16

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