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Michael Gerson: Trump celebrates America’s victories, but not its character

The celebration of American independence is supposed to be a unifying national ritual. But we are a country with profound differences over the meaning of nationhood itself.

2020 Census adds online component

New for the 2020 Census: You can fill out the survey online.

Potential privacy lapse found in Americans’ 2010 census data

A top Census Bureau official says an internal agency team found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed …

Census Bureau recruiting in Spokane County for the 2020 census

More than 100 temporary workers will be hired to work on the 2020 census in Eastern Washington. The jobs will begin this summer.

UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 8:27 p.m.

Report: Washington ranks near the top in terms of child health

Washington fares better than most U.S. states in taking care of its kids, especially when it comes to health, according to a new report by Kids Count.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 4:06 p.m.

American household income finally topped 1999 peak last year

Incomes for a typical U.S. household, adjusted for inflation, rose 3.2 percent from 2015 to 2016 to $59,039, the Census Bureau said.

Census suggests counting LGBTQ, then ‘corrects’ and deletes

The U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday that it mistakenly proposed counting LGBTQ Americans and has since “corrected” the proposal to remove the gender and sexuality category. Gay rights groups quickly …

Experts say Spokane likely is part of economic boom raising incomes

Household income rose last year, the federal government says.

Electorates in Washington and Idaho differ by race and income from U.S.

Washington’s voting age population is whiter and richer than the nation as a whole. Idaho’s whiter and poorer.

UPDATED: Thu., April 9, 2015, 10:19 p.m.

Man shoots and kills Census Bureau guard, injures DC police officer

SUITLAND, Md. — A fire official says a guard at the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters has been shot and critically wounded.

Minorities could be majority by 2043

Whites will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043 as the United States will for the first time become a majority of minority groups, the Census Bureau …

Census: U.S. poverty rate swells to nearly 1 in 6

The ranks of the nation’s poor swelled to nearly 1 in 6 people last year, reaching a new high as long-term unemployment woes left millions of Americans struggling and out …

State tax collections up, feds say

Washington collected more tax money in the third quarter of 2010 than in the same period in 2009, but less than the three previous years, the federal government said this …

Income down, poverty up in Idaho, Washington

Idaho families saw their take-home pay drop nearly 5 percent last year – one of the steepest declines in the nation.