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PDF. Information and Advice on 2020 Federal Data Quality and Use

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Capturing COVID’s Impact on the American Community Survey Across Counties

The average county saw an 8.4% decrease in final interviews for the 2016-2020 survey. Which counties saw the steepest drops?

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How Can We Measure U.S. Social and Economic Trends During the Pandemic?

PRB staff analyze a range of social, economic, and demographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) to gain a better understanding of the health and well-being of children and families across states and in local communities.

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Report. Household Change in The United States

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Project: Appalachia: Demographic and Socioeconomic Trends

Appalachia’s Strengths and Vulnerabilities Before COVID Pandemic: New Report Offers Benchmark

Longstanding vulnerabilities suggest that some groups in Appalachia risk greater hardship related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Project: Center for Public Information on Population Research (CPIPR)

Why Is the U.S. Birth Rate Declining?

In 2020, the U.S. TFR dropped to 1.64, the lowest level ever recorded.

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