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Futures file: Housing demand hoists lumber prices Here is this weeks Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up:Sales of new homes exploded last month to the highest level since 2007. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated that a seasonally adjusted 654,000 new homes sold in July, a jump of more than 30 perc
Topeka Capital-Journal | 4 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Topeka, Kansas
Baltimore area is above U.S. average for big homes The inventory of big homes in the Baltimore area is larger than the national average. Some 22.1 percent of local homes have at least four bedrooms, compared to an average of 21.4 percent for the nation's major urbanized areas, according to U.S. Census Dat | Aug 25, 2016 3:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baltimore, Maryland
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ABS door-knocks census slackers ABS to deploy tens of thousands of field officers to press households that haven’t completed the census. | Aug 25, 2016 01:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Race Question in US Census Draws Scrutiny, Criticism When counting errors occur in data collection, the implications can be far-reaching. In the case of the U.S. Census Bureau, entire communities may be left underserved. Imagine, for a moment, you are a Latino living in the United States, and do not self-id
Voice of America | Aug 23, 2016 8:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Australian census website failure spreads skepticism The public post-mortem of the Australian census website meltdown continues as the IT industry gives its opinions
Computer Weekly | Aug 22, 2016 11:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Think of these liquid spots as the National Park Service's water supply ... for recreation and relaxation How does New Mexico cope? Water covers just 0.2% of the Land of Enchantment, Census Bureau statistics show, making it the driest state by percentage of land area.Its not that most of its 2.1 million residents cant get a drink from the tap; ground and surf
Los Angeles Times | Aug 22, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Candidates offer ideas to reverse states aging population trends New Hampshire's aging population is no secret. But it often seems to be in this year's governor's race.Nationwide, 1 in 5 Americans will be older than 65 by 2030; in New Hampshire, the ratio is closer to 1 in 3, according to U.S. Census Bureau projections
The Telegraph of Nashua | Aug 20, 2016 12:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Nashua, New Hampshire
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IT now accounts for 4.6 million jobs and most of them are going to men The percentage of women in information technology peaked at 31 percent in 1990, then declined by about 6 percent over the past decade, a new Census Bureau analysis says.
Washington Post | Aug 20, 2016 12:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: Without The Ring! According to the Census Bureau there are over 8 million couples living together and about one third of them are over 55. | Aug 19, 2016 6:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Boston, Massachusetts
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Historian: Though few, African Americans' mark on Montana is 'indelible' Montanas African American population is tiny about 3 in 1,000 people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. | Aug 19, 2016 2:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Billings, Montana