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2020 Population and Economic Data Conference

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2020 Population and Economic Data Conference
Alaska’s annual population and economic data conference is online this year. How has Alaska’s population changed since 2010? How does declining fertility trends affect population projections for the U.S. and Alaska? What challenges does the Census Bureau’s new disclosure avoidance system present to data users?
Find it here: https://live.laborstats.alaska.gov/cen/presentations.cfm

Fact-sheet: What is a housing unit? What is a group quarters facility?

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New from Metropolitan Council
Fact-sheet: What is a housing unit? What is a group quarters facility?
Most people live in housing units. But what counts as a housing unit? This information sheet clarifies the basic concepts and provides examples using the Census Bureau’s guidelines.
Find it here: https://metrocouncil.org/Handbook/Files/Resources/Fact-Sheet/LAND-USE/Housing-Unit-vs-Group-Quarter.aspx

COVID-19 Economic Impacts in the Twin Cities

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COVID-19 Economic Impacts in the Twin Cities
Metropolitan Council Research designed a scenario analysis of how the Twin Cities region’s workforce and households are impacted by the current economic crisis. We sought to answer: What impacts will job losses have on households’ incomes? How much will federal responses mitigate the economic pain?
Find it here: https://metrocouncil.org/Data-and-Maps/Research-and-Data/Research-by-topic/COVID-19-Economic-Impacts.aspx#tab_CssTabs_2

A Complete 2020 Census Count is Critical for One of the Fastest-Growing Counties in the Nation

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A Complete 2020 Census Count is Critical for One of the Fastest-Growing Counties in the Nation.
MAG has created the Regional Census Communication Group representing all of its member communities. The group has been meeting regularly since August 2018 to exchange ideas, information and resources pertaining to 2020 Census outreach strategies. Most of the group’s member agencies have established a Complete Count Committee (CCC) or other working groups that meet and strategize on how best to reach the unique populations in their communities.
Find it here: https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2019/12/connecting-with-partners-maricopa-association-of-governments.html

Maine State Economist letter to Census on Differential Privacy

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New from Maine SDC
Maine State Economist letter to Census on Differential Privacy
Last week our SDC submitted feedback on analysis of the Census’s differential privacy demonstration data. We have been sharing the letter with other state agencies and other organizations, so feel free to do the same.
Find it here: https://sdcclearinghouse.files.wordpress.com/2020/02/letter-to-census-on-differential-privacy-concerns_maine-sdc.pdf