Mike the Mad Biologist

Category archives for Census

For those of you who like interactive data, the American Human Development Project has a great website that drills down to the county level for education, health, and income data in the U.S. It also has all of the data in a spreadsheet, if you want to do your own analysis. So wonk out!

Republicans are in a bit of a bind regarding the U.S. Census. In the past, they have opposed “statistical sampling”, which would readjust the Census results to account for undersampled groups, such as the poor and minorities, which typically vote Democratic. In fact, congressional Republicans made Obama’s Census director pinky-swear not to do this, and…