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Looking toward 2020

Are you planning for 2020? The U.S. Census Bureau is. Research and testing for the content and delivery of the 2020 Census have been underway since 2012. Not only is the Bureau testing methods to improve response rates and reduce costs, they are also examining how to structure the questionnaire to best capture changing conceptions of identity and changing household types. John Thompson, the U.S. Census Bureau Director, recently wrote: "One challenge we face is…

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NC in Focus: Young Adults Living with Parents, State by State

Nationally, more than a third (35%) of all twenty-something young adults were living at home in 2012. The largest share was in New Jersey: nearly half (48%) of New Jersey's young adults¬†were still living in a household headed by their parent or step-parent. In three other states--Connecticut, New York, and California--more than 40% of young adults were¬†living at home. In contrast, only 17% of young adults ages 20-29 were living with their parents in North…

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