Test Your Knowledge with New Mobile App

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The U.S. Census Bureau has released Census PoP Quiz, a new interactive mobile application that challenges users’ knowledge of demographic facts for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The app is free and available for both iPhone and Android smartphones and tablets.  Features include

  • Challenges that test knowledge of topics such as population, housing and commuting.
  • Questions that span locations in all 50 states and the nation’s capital.
  • Badges to share with contacts via social media connections

Learn the percentage of the population that walk or drive to work in your state or the percentage of people who make between $50,000 and $75,000. Find out how many women who have doctoral degrees in a particular state.   This is just a sample of information which can be found using this app.

Census PoP Quiz provides an introduction to the statistics that define our growing, changing nation and is a great way for everyone to learn facts about all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the nation in a fun, relevant way.

Other Census Bureau Mobile Apps:

  • America’s Economy — Provides real-time updates for 20 key economic indicators from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis and Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • dwellr — Enables people to compare their preferences to find 25 “ideal” cities or towns, based on statistics from the American Community Survey, that best fit their lifestyle. Users can check their current locations and share their results on Facebook and Twitter.



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