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FILE PHOTO: RYAN BAE/THE HOYA | A Georgetown University Law Center group filed an amicus brief Feb. 11 arguing that a proposed citizenship question on the U.S. census would decrease the accuracy of the census.

Law Center Institute Files Brief, Argues Citizenship Question Hurts Census

A group based at the Georgetown University Law Center filed an amicus brief Feb. 11 contesting a push by the U.S. Department of Commerce to add a question to the 2020 census regarding citizenship status. The addition of a citizenship question would cause an estimated 630,000 households to not complete[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top

Racial Income Inequality Broadens in District

Income inequality broadened between white residents and residents of color in Washington, D.C., in 2016, according to data from the United States Census Bureau’s 2016 American Community Survey. The survey, which tracks quality of life metrics like diversity and commuting length, found the median annual income of the average black[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Census: Change in DC Racial Balance

Recently released 2010 census data show that the population of individuals of black or African-American descent in D.C. has dropped 11 percent since the year 2000, representing a major change in the District’s status as a predominantly black city.   About 51 percent of D.C. residents are black or African-American,[Read More…]

by March 29, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

University Prepares for Census Count

Contrary to popular belief, Georgetown students count as D.C. residents toward the population count for U.S. Census 2010, which will soon arrive at Georgetown’s campus. Andy Pino, director of media relations for the university, said in an e-mail that the university will have census forms within the next few weeks[Read More…]

by March 26, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized