By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune Counting is one thing. Culling is something else entirely. As the federal government prepares for its once-every-decade count of the U.S. population, it has decided to ask residents whether they are U.S. citizens or not. At a time when immigration and sanctuary cities top Republican lists of political concerns, that question has less to do with counting and more to do with culling.
Written by Ross Ramsey on Mar 28 2018 - 7:47pm
Written by JamiAlise on Jan 4 2017 - 3:49pm
The next Census in 2020 will require counting an increasingly diverse and growing population of around 330 million people in more than 140 million housing units. To get an accurate count, the Census Bureau must build an accurate address list of every housing unit, maximize self-response to the census, and efficiently follow up with those who do not respond. San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor will provide opening comments at the training. In addition, Assistant Regional Director of the US Census Bureau, Vicki McIntire, will be in attendance.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 31 2016 - 2:28pm
The San Antonio area added more than 51,000 people from 2014 to 2015, one of the largest gains in the country, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau. Combined with Austin’s gain of 57,000 people, Houston’s gain of 159,000 people and the Dallas-Fort Worth area’s gain of 145,000 people, that adds up to 412,000.
Written by J.T. on Mar 31 2016 - 1:56pm
This week on the Edge: Maker Faire video starring you! Texas Women of Influence, San Antonio Book Festival and Census reports booming growth. Census
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22 2015 - 1:09pm
Who needs a border wall? The U.S. recession already cut Mexican immigration by 57 percent, reflecting fewer employment opportunities, according to a study of U.S. Census data by Rogelio Sáenz, dean of the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Public Policy.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Nov 11 2012 - 3:04pm
In preparation for the 2013 American Housing Survey (AHS) the United States Census Bureau is now hiring part-time interviewers. The AHS will collect data on the condition and costs of housing for the U.S Department of Urban Development (HUD).
Written by Amanda Evrard on Sep 17 2012 - 12:22pm
REPLAY VIDEO: A community analysis workshop hosted by United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County and Community Information: NOW (CI:NOW), in Partnership with US Census Bureau, Denver Region. This workshop will train participants on using the most relied-on source for detailed, up-to-date socio-economic statistics covering every community in the San Antonio and South Texas region. It is designed for nonprofit advocacy and social service delivery organizations that use data for budget analysis, grant writing, needs assessment and planning.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Feb 18 2010 - 4:03pm
The mission of the "Eastside Rising" event is to build cross-cultural and multi-issue partnerships in San Antonio's East Side community. Day will include the Black-Brown Alliance, census information, community jobs information, live graffiti art and voter registration. Free and open to the public.