The Texas Census Institute conducts and disseminates research on census and American Community Survey issues and their application to Texas.
Data-driven research on the impact of the census is central to our efforts to ensure Texas has the resources it needs to thrive. Led by our Research Committee and an Editorial Advisory Committee, the Texas Census Institute seeks to understand the impact of this data on the challenges facing Texas.
Original research to provide insight as to the role of census data in policy, program and budget decisions in Texas.
Policy recommendations to support improved census participation and data accuracy.
Research at a Glance
Infographics and summary sheets derived from the Research and Policy Briefs.
Data Visualization Tool
Interactive tool to explore the data from our Research.
In partnership with Dr. Bill O’Hare from Count All Kids, this research brief estimates the 2020 Census undercount of Texas young children by county and studies county-level and regional patterns across the state.
In partnership with Dr. Bill O’Hare from Count All Kids, this research studies Texas counties’ high rates and numbers of child undercounting in the 2020 Census.
In partnership with Dr. Bill O’Hare from Count All Kids, this research brief estimates the undercount of Texas children by county in the 2020 Census.
Our first research report establishes and describes a methodology for estimating the people that are not accurately reflected in the 2020 Census.