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View Resource The Arab Population: 2000

As part of its ongoing series of Census Briefs, the U.S. Census Bureau released this 12-page document in December 2003 that examines the Arab population around the United States. The document begins with a description of how the Census enumerates which groups tend to identify as being of Arab ancestry, and then proceeds to discuss some of the findings from data gathered in the 2000 Census. Some of...
View Resource U.S. Census Bureau: American Community Survey

Designed in 1996 to provide more timely demographic information to policymakers, businesses, and the general public, the American Community Service is a program initiated by the U.S. Census Bureau. The Survey was designed to complement the national census taken every ten years, as mandated by federal law. The site is very helpful as users are given access to date profiles on over 800 geographical...
View Resource Living Together: A New Look at Racial and Ethnic Integration in Metropolitan Neighborhoods

The 2000 Census continues to offer dedicated scholars and researchers the ability to track and identify various spatial trends and patterns across the country, and this latest publication from the Census Series at the Brookings Institution is certainly no exception to the trend. Authored by David Fasenfest, Jason Booza, and Kurt Metzger, this 20-page report takes a close look at racial and ethnic...
View Resource We the People: Women and Men in the United States

While the title of this paper may not immediately strike the casual reader as exciting, this rather well-written special report from the Census Bureau is worth taking a look at. Authored by Renee E. Spraggins, this 19-page report contains some quite interesting findings, and is based on information collected during the most recent census. Additionally, the report offers this information in the...
View Resource Powers of Ten: Census Edition

Powers of Ten: Census Edition is a data visualization project by Jia Zhang that allows viewers to explore U.S. Census data in a novel way. The project was inspired by the Ray and Charles Eames's two films Powers of Ten, which was released in 1968 (the "sketch" version) and 1977 (the "final" version). The Eames's film depicts a couple picnicking in Chicago. The camera then zooms out, depicting the...