PRB Topic Feed: U.S. Census and ACS/Topics/US-Census-and-ACS.aspxThree States Account for Nearly Half of U.S. Population Growth California, Florida, and Texas made up a combined 27 percent of the U.S. population in 2015 but accounted for 48 percent of U.S. population growth between 2014 and 2015, according to new Census Bureau estimates. 12/22/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/us-3-states-account.aspxf149f627-5c4d-4706-ac23-ebc174cb1698Changing the Way U.S. Hispanics Are CountedThe U.S. Census Bureau has been studying a very different method for collecting data on race and ethnicity, a method that may provide a more accurate picture of the nation's ethnic makeup, particularly improving the classification of Hispanics.11/07/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/us-census-and-hispanics.aspxe51517b2-26d8-4f92-b1d3-f7cd0b0ae001States in the West and South Are Set to Gain Political CloutPopulation trends since 2000 suggest that states in the South and West will gain additional seats in the U.S. House of Representatives after the 2010 Census.04/10/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/apportionment.aspxdea8c8ca-fde2-42f8-86f7-ee6a3eced00cGrowth in U.S. Population Calls for Larger House of RepresentativesAlthough the Census 2000 stir over using sampling for apportionment captured public attention, it did not prompt Congress to consider another means of reapportionment: enlarging the House of Representatives. 04/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/GrowthinUSPopulationCallsforLargerHouseofRepresentatives.aspxd0d97dc0-ae30-469f-a694-98339ede94b1Changes in U.S. Foreign Born May Slow Population GrowthThe social and demographic profile of the U.S. foreign-born population is changing rapidly, according to recent data released by the U.S. Census Bureau. These changes, which include a sharp decline in early marriage and an increase in college enrollment, are challenging common assumptions about the foreign born and have implications for future population growth in the U.S.12/06/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/us-foreign-born.aspxada93daa-5dfa-431f-b3d6-082606c91f6aCensus 2000: The First Two-Number CensusThe Census Bureau will fix the enumerated counts using statistical adjustment. Congress, still uncertain about adjustment, is also requiring the Census Bureau to release data that do not include any statistical corrections. By early 2001, there will be two sets of numbers.12/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/Census2000TheFirstTwoNumberCensus.aspx99d3531b-c6cf-4f82-a047-cc3491de58aeWhat You Need to Know About the 2010 U.S. CensusFind out what measures are being taken to ensure that Americans participate in the Census 2010; how will technology such as handheld GPS systems be used to gather data; why the census is so important to foundations and nonprofits.04/29/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/2010censuspolicyseminar.aspx7ff5c77c-178c-41e0-ba40-d8561d3b94fdThe American Community Survey: Statement of Linda Jacobsen Before Joint Economic Committee, U.S. CongressStatement of Linda Jacobsen, vice president, Domestic Programs at PRB, before the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, on "The Federal Statistical System in the 21st Century: The Role of the Census Bureau."07/29/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/2010censustestimony.aspx76a46511-913a-40de-9e57-5ca8b16217a1Census Bureau Plans to Eliminate 'Foster Child' CategoryThe U.S. Census Bureau plans to eliminate the "foster child" relationship category on its questionnaires for the 2010 Census and the American Community Survey. They will be counted with other children, but foster children's characteristics as a group will not be available.01/10/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/CensusBureauFosterChildCategory.aspx70f3aebb-e783-4c66-8bf3-8ea33620ca27Mobilizing for Census 2000As Census Day (April 1) approaches, read about the Census Bureau's preparations and what the GAO and others think of census outreach efforts.03/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/MobilizingforCensus2000.aspx68ddad32-ce3b-4e36-bbb7-d58a555381f3