2020 Census Self-Report Rates in the Coachella Valley

By |2021-10-06T14:26:32-07:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , |

While pouring myself a cup of coffee this morning a story on the radio caught my attention. The number of census respondents who identified with more than one racial group increased 276% from the last census. The NPR story noted three main factors behind this substantial increase. More children are being born to parents who [...]

2010 to 2020 Census Comparison

By |2021-09-22T11:13:36-07:00September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , |

The US Census Bureau has finally released the 2020 redistricting data in a more accessible format. A primary purpose for each decennial census is providing the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico with population counts to use in their redrawing of congressional and state legislative district boundaries. These data include population and [...]

California to Lose One Congressional Seat

By |2021-04-27T18:26:19-07:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , , , |

The numbers are in! And it doesn't look good for California. The U.S. Census delivered state population data to President Biden that determine the apportionment of congressional seats. Congressional apportionment takes the new census population and divides it by 435, the number of seats in the House. Fast-growing states gain seats, while slow-growing or shrinking [...]

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