The Census 2020 Self-Response Dashboard: Track Response Rates in Your Jurisdiction, Across Maryland, and Around the Country

Resources and Tools

By Kristen E. Humphrey, MLA, Local Assistance and Training Planner
with Alfred P. Sundara, Manager, Projections, and State Data Center

For the first time, respondents to the U.S. Census can complete their Census survey online, by telephone, or the more traditional way, by U.S. Mail. And for the first time, anyone  — from planners, politicians and teachers, health care advocates and private citizens — wanting to see the results as they unfold, can do so online.

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The Maryland Chapter American Planning Association: Advancing the Art and Science of Planning Throughout Maryland

Chapter LogoThe Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association (MD APA) is a nonprofit organization of planning professionals from all regions of Maryland. Most are members of the American Planning Association (APA). As one of 47 state chapters, MD APA supports the mission of the American Planning Association (APA) advocating excellence in community planning, and addresses economic, environmental and social equity issues at national and international levels. Continue reading

The Changing Face of Agriculture in Maryland

Carroll-County-farmLife on the farm is not what it used to be. Or so says the most recent U.S. Census of Agriculture.

First conducted in 1840, the Census of Agriculture reports on a myriad of aspects of agriculture on the county, state, and national level:  acreage in farms, average farm size, the value of farm products and more.

Closer to home, the census provides a current snapshot of the characteristics of the approximate 6,000 farm families in Maryland. Continue reading