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  • The Census Bureau

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    The Census Bureau This paper will identify what I learned from the following two websites identified as the following: www.claritas.com and www.census.gov. The following questions are posed and will be answered in this paper. 1) What did you find that surprised you? 2) How are they different? 3) How are they the same? 4) How might these two market research sources help a company develop a marketing mix? 5) What might each of the 2 sources tell you about consumer behavior

  • Census Bureau

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    Census Bureau The demographics of the census can tell a story of its own. By manipulating the data and comparing the different disbursements of race, age, and ethnicity, we can begin to see a history manifest in the living arrangements of our society today. For example, in reference to the census map titled “Black, Portland—Vancouver, OR—WA by Census Tract,” we find a high concentration of black members living in the northeast community. Cross-referencing our findings with the material

  • Academic Research Resources

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    useful information and are considered to be academic references. However, this discussion will only discuss three websites that are very helpful resources for research, including the National Institute of Justice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the United States Census Bureau. I.) The National Institute of Justice (http://www.nij.gov/): The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) provides a variety of information on different areas of criminal justice. NIJ is an agency devoted to research

  • Genealogy and The United States Census

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    search. Many Genealogies cites provides records of U.S census to help find family information. U.S censuses are one of the most commonly used can use for the study of genealogy. Although all records can be useful using the census as a source of genealogical information does raise a few question; specifically, are earlier censuses records less accurate, thus making it harder to trace family history then more recent censuses? How has the U.S census evolved to better clarify information on its residents

  • Poverty and Homicide

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    measures the relationship between poverty and homicide. To obtain data for my research I used three different sources to analysis were Federal Investigation Bureau’s (FBI) Uniform Crime Report (UCR), Economic Research Service (ERS), and United State Census Bureau. Secondary data analysis is research that relies on data that have been collected by someone other than the researcher (Senese, 1997). The sample size for this study is fifty (N=50). The sample size is a non probability sampling. The problem with

  • The Effect of the U.S. Census on Computing Technology

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    importantly as the U.S. Census. The U.S. Census required efficient data processing because of the large numbers and various types of data it dealt with. The U.S. Census was the catalyst for the boom of computing technology. Its effects are still felt till this day. History of the United States Census The U.S. Census was initially established as a mandate by the Constitution to determine representation of each state in the House of Representatives in Congress. The first U.S. Census taken was in 1790

  • Essay On Asian Parties

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    back to the mid-1800s. The first Japanese immigrants arrived in the United States on May 7, 1843 (US Census Bureau (2013). “Lured by news of the California gold rush, some 25,000 Chinese had migrated to California by the early 1950s” (History.com, n.d.). Instead, these Chinese workers contributed to the completion of the building of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1969 (US Census Bureau, 2013). Another big wave of Asian immigrants came after the communist regimes took power in Vietnam

  • Director of Census 2000 Speaks

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    Director of Census 2000 Speaks “Let’s take a minute to think about how America lives,” Dr. Kenneth Prewitt, director of Census 2000, said to a gathering of students at Boston University today. “We have people living in igloos, houseboats, tree houses and cabins in the woods,” Prewitt said. “America is not a neat little row of urban houses.” “The census is two things: a count and assigning geography,” Prewitt explained. “The purpose of the census is to let the government know where people

  • Racial and Ethnic Attitudes in the United States and China

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    According to the United States 2010 census, the United States population is make up of eight different racial categories: white, black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, some other race, and two or more races. (Humes 2) “’White’ refers to a person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.” (Humes 3) White people make up the dominant racial group with about

  • Orlando

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    recorded in the July 1, 2012 census (About). This is a 4.7% change from the 238,304 recorded in the April 1, 2010 census. As of 2010, residents that are below the age of 5 make up 7.1% of the city’s population. The 2010 census also reveals that 21.9% of residents are over the age of 5 yet below 18, and around 9.4% are aged 65 and above. This means that the city has a relatively young population because 61.6% of the population is aged 18 to 64 (Unites States Census Bureau). According to City-Data.com