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Census Bureau—American Housing Survey 2015
Homes nationwide—plus 25 selected Metro areas—to participate in an ongoing American Housing Survey. U.S. Census Bureau field representatives have begun visiting homes nationwide, focusing on 25 metropolitan areas to collect important data as part of the American Housing Survey in the metropolitan D.C. area. Read more»
- On March 27, 2014, the Maryland Department of Planning released, State Population Gains Largely in Central Maryland, a press release detailing population growth from 2012 to 2013. Prince George's County was one of the two top-growth counties where the majority of population growth occurred. Of the 44,000 in population gains statewide from July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2013, almost one half occurred in Montgomery (12,209) and Prince George's (8,662) Counties, the two largest counties in the State of Maryland. Read more»
- Check out the U.S. Census Bureau's Census Explorer, a new interactive mapping tool that gives users easier access to neighborhood level statistics. The mapping tool uses updated statistics from the 2008–2012 American Community Survey (ACS), which were also released on December 17, 2013.
“The new application allows users to map out different social, economic, and housing characteristics of their state, county, or census tract and to see how these areas have changed since the 1990 and 2000 censuses. The mapping tool is powered by American Community Survey statistics from the Census Bureau's API, an application programming interface that allows developers to take data sets and reuse them to create online and mobile apps.” Read more»