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Explaining the 2020 Census Redistricting Data

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STATE PROFILES: 2020 Census
We bring you data visualizations with new 2020 Census data for your state and county on: population, race and ethnicity, diversity, age and housing.
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8.2 Million People Counted at U.S. Group Quarters in the 2020 Census
The 2020 Census data released today provide counts of the group quarters population down to the block level for the first time in a decade.
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Adult Population Grew Faster Than Total Population From 2010 to 2020
The first detailed results of the 2020 Census released today show a nationwide shift in the age makeup of the U.S. population from 2010 to 2020.
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Improved Race, Ethnicity Measures Show U.S. is More Multiracial
Today’s release of 2020 Census data provides a new snapshot of the racial and ethnic composition of the country.
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U.S. Housing Vacancy Rate Declined in Past Decade
The percentage of housing units vacant in 2020 dropped to 9.7% from 11.4% in 2010, according to 2020 Census data released this week.
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What Do We Know About the Quality of 2020 Census Redistricting Data?
To assess the quality of the redistricting data released today, we compared 2020 Census to key data benchmarks.
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Growth in Housing Units Slowed in the Last Decade
The 2020 Census results released today provide a count of vacant and occupied housing units across the nation.
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2020 U.S. Population More Racially, Ethnically Diverse Than in 2010
2020 Census results released today allow us to measure the nation’s racial and ethnic diversity and how it varies at different geographic levels.
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More Than Half of U.S. Counties Were Smaller in 2020 Than in 2010
The U.S. Census Bureau today released the first 2020 Census population counts for counties, metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas, and cities.
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Using Demographic Benchmarks to Help Evaluate 2020 Census Results
One of the primary methods of evaluating the quality of a census is comparing the results to other population benchmarks.


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The Census Geocoder - Group Quarters Assistance
People living in group quarters, such as nursing homes, military barracks, and college/university student housing, are among the unique populations counted in the 2020 Census.


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Improvements to the 2020 Census Race and Hispanic Origin Question Designs, Data Processing, and Coding Procedures
This blog discusses how we improved the census questions on race and Hispanic origin, also known as ethnicity, between 2010 and 2020.


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How We Complete the Census When Demographic and Housing Characteristics Are Missing
Although we strive to obtain all demographic and housing data from every individual in the census, missing data are part of every census process.


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Resources Available to Prepare for the 2020 Census Redistricting Data Release
In a few weeks, we’ll release the 2020 Census redistricting data in our legacy summary file format. And a few weeks after that, we’ll release the same data in an easier-to-use format.


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Redistricting Data: What to Expect and When
Since releasing the apportionment results in April, we’ve had several teams working hard on the next set of 2020 Census data — the redistricting data.


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Datos para la redistribución legislativa: qué esperar y cuándo
Hemos tenido varios equipos trabajando arduamente en el próximo conjunto de datos del Censo 2020 : los datos de redistritación.


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Timeline for Releasing Redistricting Data
We expect to deliver the redistricting data to the states and the public by Sept. 30, 2021.

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The Comprehensive Course for Accessing 2020 Census Redistricting Data
This all-levels course will demonstrate several methods to access these data.
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How to Access 2020 Census Redistricting Data Files from the FTP Site
This all-levels course will teach you how access redistricting data.
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Redistricting Data Through the Census Data API: Tables and Group Calls
Following a few core concepts and steps, you can learn how to extract 2020 P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data using the Census Bureau's API.
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Accessing 2020 Redistricting Data: Mapping Geographies
Learn how to map geographies using data.census.gov.
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Redistricting Data Through the Census Data API: Single Estimates
Learn the core concepts and steps needed to extract 2020 P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data using the Census Bureau's Application Programming Interface (API).
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Comparing 2010 and 2020 Redistricting Data on data.census.gov
Many data users will want to access the newly release 2020 Redistricting Data and compare it with the previous 2010 Redistricting data.
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Accessing 2020 Redistricting Data: Census Blocks
Learn how to find 2020 P.L. 94-171 Redistricting data at the Census block level on data.census.gov.
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Accessing 2020 Census Redistricting Data on data.census.gov
In this video tutorial, we show you various examples on how to access Redistricting Data to pull tables on housing population counts, apply filters, and more.
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Accessing 2020 Redistricting Data: Customizing Your Table View
The "Customize Table" button on data.census.gov gives data users many options to change the way they view a data table on data.census.gov.
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