TNSDC Submits Comments on OMB Metropolitan Statistical Area Proposal
A proposal to increase the urban area population for Metropolitan Statistical Areas from 50,000 people to 100,000 people was published in January. TNSDC was among hundreds of organizations submitting a response to the Federal Register notice.
Schedule Falling into Place for 2020 Census Product Rollout
The timeline for the initial 2020 Census data products is beginning to fall into place. Release dates for the TIGER geographic products have been set, but a final determination of the timelines for 2020 apportionment counts and redistricting data is outstanding.
1990-2010 Housing Unit and Vacancy Rate Changes in Davidson County
We used historic census data from the IPUMS National Historic GIS to look at some basic housing unit trends in Nashville/Davidson County including housing unit growth between 1990 and 2020 and changes to housing vacancy rates over the same period.
Does Differential Privacy affect 2020 Census Results?
2020 Census results are confidential—but what if today’s computing power could be harnessed to reconstruct responses and re-identify individuals who responded? New procedures to protect privacy are important, but they can also affect the accuracy of the published results.