The Latest News from Census 2010
The Census Bureau is releasing demographic profiles from the 2010 Census this month, and here is a look at the first round of news stories from the data, which focused on young people, older Americans, the national origin of Hispanics and changes in household size.
Imputation: Adding People to the Census
When census-takers can’t reach anyone at a particular address or obtain information about occupants in other ways, they sometimes use a last-resort statistical technique called “imputation” to fill in missing data.
Census Data on Hispanic Voters
Latinos represent 16.3% of the U.S. population, but were only 7% of the voters in last November’s elections, according to a report based on census data that was released today by the Pew Hispanic Center.
Other Sources of Census Data
Census 2010 datasets are finding a second home on the websites of think tanks, state data centers and advocacy groups that have repackaged the numbers in easy-to-use look-up formats.
Census 2010: Household Size Trends
The average size of U.S. households has been declining for decades, but may have grown in recent years, at least in part because of an increase in multi-generational households.
More Quality Indicators from the 2010 Census
In addition to publishing detailed numbers from the 2010 Census, the Census Bureau has been releasing performance indicators from the count.
Challenging Your Local Census Count
Now that the 2010 Census numbers have been released for every place in the United States, a number of local officials—including the mayors of New York and Detroit—have announced plans to file administrative challenges to counts that they contend are too low.
Multi-Race Americans and the 2010 Census
When final national race counts from the 2010 Census were released last month, they included more than 9 million Americans who self-identified as belonging to two or more race groups.
How Many Hispanics? More Than Expected
The Pew Hispanic Center released an updated analysis today that compares Hispanic population counts in the 2010 Census with the Census Bureau’s own population estimates.
2010 Census: Hispanic Population More Than Doubles in Nine States
The nation’s Hispanic population rose to 50.5 million in the 2010 Census, and increased by 43% over the decade.