The New York Times has a new interactive feature that enables you to construct maps using census data gathered between 2005 and 2009. You can display maps for race and ethnicity, income, housing, and education, and can look up any city or zipcode. Play around with different cities. Anyone who as taken an urban …Click to Read More
The just-released American Community Survey details characteristics using samples taken from about one in 10 Americans between 2005 and 2009. Tuesday’s report represented the biggest single data release in the Census Bureau’s history, with more than 11 billion individual estimates for 670,000 specific geographic locations — areas as small as several blocks.
They show …Click to Read More
Migrants Proving Hard to Count In China
Professor Kam Wing Chan has been quoted in the widely-read journal Science on the complexities of the Chinese census currently underway, the largest census in human history. To combat chronic undercounting caused by massive internal migration, the article explains,
the Chinese are using a unique approach …Click to Read More